This situation generally occurs when scanning a large web site. In this case, the scan can take a few hours, sometimes, although rarely, a few days. The scan might seem to be stuck, when in reality, it is not. When this happens, the status of the scan shows the same percentage for the progress. You […]
When you request a scan, the scan request is queued till the next available scanner is available to handle the scan request. This generally takes less than a few minutes. There is a limit of 1 simultaneous scan per scan target. This is done not to overwhelm the scan target with requests. So if you […]
The duration of a scan depends on many things, including network latency, size of site being scanned, the server’s resources and services running on the scanned server. The average scan time for a network scan is 20 minutes, while the average time for a web scan is between 2 and 4 hours.
Please contact our support team if you have problems uploading the web verification file to the root of your web site.
The verification file is unique for each Scan Target. Each Scan Target requires its own unique web verification file before Acunetix OVS can launch a web vulnerability scan.
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 […]
Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner is an online solution, which means that all the scans are done from our servers. You do not need to download any software in order to scan your web sites / perimeter servers. The only exception would be when you need to scan a restricted area on a web site. In this […]
When you purchase a subscription to the online version of Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner, you will receive a license key by email. You will need to insert the license key in your Acunetix OVS account. Proceed as follows: Login to Acunetix OVS from https://ovs.acunetix.com From the Account menu (top right), select License Insert your license key, […]
You will need a license for each website that you wish to protect.In this case, if you want to protect all 5 websites, you will need a 5 scan target license.
Please contact our support team who will evaluate the situation and escalate accordingly.