Why do I need to upload a verification file before scanning my website for vulnerabilities?

Scan Target Verification allows you to confirm ownership of the website you want to scan using Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner (Online). This is done by downloading a unique verification file from the settings of the Scan Target configured in Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner (Online) and uploading this verification file to the root of the web site. From […]

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Can I alter a Scan Target’s settings?

The Scan Target’s hostname or IP address can be altered before the scan target has been scanned. Once a scan target has been scanned, the hostname / IP address of the Scan Target will be locked and cannot be altered. All the other Scan Target options can be altered at any time.

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FAQ: How Can I Backup My Acunetix WVS Settings?

After installing Acunetix WVS configuring it to best suit your requirements (scanning profiles, save directories, login sequences etc.), you might need to make changes to your workstation that might cause all these customizations to be lost – e.g. formatting your hard drive. It is highly recommended to backup your Acunetix settings and customizations to easily […]

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