Can I pause a scan?

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 > […]

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What is a “Target”?

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. […]

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How to upgrade my Acunetix installation to Acunetix v12

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 […]

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Acunetix Security Hardening Guide

The following guide provides a series of recommendations for improving the security (“hardening”) of your Acunetix On Premise installation. 1. Update to the current version It is recommended that you always run the latest version of Acunetix. Additionally, Acunetix periodically publishes updates, which may include fixes for known security vulnerabilities. By default Acunetix is set […]

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How to install Acunetix Multi-engine

The Acunetix Multi-engine setup is suitable for Enterprise customers who need to scan more than 10 websites or web applications simultaneously. This can be achieved by installing one Main Installation and multiple Scanning Engines, all managed from a central console. Here’s how: Download the latest build of Acunetix Download the latest build of Acunetix from […]

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