Acunetix includes an API which can be used to integrate Acunetix with other applications. The API allows the creation and scanning of Targets,retrieve scan results and generate Acunetix reports. Contact us to get more information, and for a copy of the Acunetix API documentation.
Acunetix Online is a multi-user system. The first account that is created is the main admin account, also referred to as the root account. This main admin account can create additional users, giving a role to each user account and configuring which Scan Targets can be scanned or reported on. More information on creating and […]
The scan results of a web scan includes the Site Structure identified and scanned by Acunetix. This can be accessed from the Scan Results page > Site Structure tab. Click on the folder icons to expand the site structure. Acunetix will show the vulnerabilities identified on the file or folder selected.
If you do not need to perform a full scan, you may choose from the list of Scan Types to run against a Target. Scan Types are a logical grouping of tests that test for specific classes of vulnerabilities such as SQL injection or Cross-Site Scripting tests which you can use to reduce the scope […]
In addition to support for form authentication, which Acunetix supports via the Login Sequence Recorder, you can also scan areas of a website or web application which are restricted through the means of HTTP Authentication. HTTP Authentication, sometimes referred to as Basic Authentication, is a type of authentication that is formally defined in the HTTP […]
There may be some cases in which a website or web application you are scanning requires custom cookies to be set to be scanned properly. In Acunetix, you can set custom cookies which will be used during the crawl and scan. To add a custom cookie to a Target in Acunetix Navigate to the Target’s […]
By default, Acunetix comes built-in with settings that are designed to work in the vast majority of websites and web applications. Of course, you can customize a Target’s settings, but there might be cases where you need very fine-grain control on your Target settings. Fine-grain scan controls can be customized from the Acunetix Settings.xml file […]
There are situations where you may need to configure Acunetix to exclude a portion of web application from crawling and scanning. This might be required if the web application being scanned is too large, or if scanning part of the site might trigger unwanted actions such as submitting data. There are two ways to instruct […]
Which edition of Acunetix do I need to use the Acunetix Jenkins plugin? The Acunetix Jenkins Plugin requires access to the Acunetix API and API key, which is only available in Acunetix Enterprise. The Target I have set-up in Acunetix is not showing in drop-down list inside Jenkins. The Acunetix Jenkins Plugin will display all […]
To install the Acunetix Jenkins Plugin, start by navigating to Manage Jenkins > Manage Plugins and select the Available tab. Search the Jenkins Plugin Index for Acunetix. Select Install without restart. Configuring the Acunetix Jenkins Plugin Before starting to use the Acunetix Jenkins Plugin in a Jenkins job, you will need to configure the plugin […]