If your Targets are already configured in another application, such as an Asset Management application, you might want to export the Targets from the 3rd party application and import them into Acunetix. This will save on the Target Configuration time. You can import a number of Targets into Acunetix using a .csv file. Proceed as […]
Acunetix version 12 ships with a new scanning engine which has been rewritten from scratch. One of the benefits of the new scanning engine is an improvement in scanning speed. Our tests indicate that the scanning time of some scans has been halved. This is partially due to a higher number of simultaneous requests being […]
Sometimes, during a scan, you realise that you should tweak the Target’s settings. For example, you may need to alter the User-Agent used by the scan. This can be done as follows: From the Acunetix UI > Scans > Select the running scan. Click on the Pause button. Change to Targets > Open the settings […]
I have configured Excluded Hours for one of my Targets. Are scans for this Target stopped or paused during excluded hours? Scans which are scheduled to start during the Excluded Hours will be started once the Excluded Hours have elapsed. In Acunetix version 12, scans which are running at the start of the Excluded Hours […]
Paused scans will be kept in a paused state for 7 days, after which the scan will be marked as Aborted. You will not be able to resume a scan that has been Aborted, however you will be able to review the partial scan results for such scans.
Yes, you can restart your machine when a scan is paused. Use the Resume button when you are ready to resume the scan. Paused scans will be kept in a paused state for 8 days.
Starting from Acunetix version 12, you can pause scans as needed. You can resume paused scans at a later stage, even after a machine restart. In addition, any scans which are affected by Excluded Hours will be paused. You can pause a scan from Acunetix > Scans > Select the scan to be paused > […]
A Target is a web site, web application, server or network device that you would like to scan for security vulnerabilities using Acunetix. For licensing purposes, the following rules apply: Localhost and 127.0.0.1 consume 1 Target Domain.com and www.domain.com count as 1 Target Https and http count as 1 Target Sub-domains are different targets (e.g. […]
If you are using Acunetix v11, you will be able to upgrade your Acunetix installation to Acunetix v12, and all your settings will be retained. Proceed as follows: Download the latest version of Acunetix from https://www.acunetix.com/download/fullver/ Backup the files in <C:\ProgramData\Acunetix 11> Install Acunetix v12 on the same machine as Acunetix v11. The installation will […]
The upgrade of a multi-engine installation may seem like a daunting task, but it is quite easy to do. Here is the procedure to follow: Backup the contents of the directory found at <C:\ProgramData\Acunetix 11> From the Acunetix v11 UI > Settings > Select each Engine and Click on the Delete button Upgrade the Main […]