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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In most TLS handshakes, the client authenticates the server, therefore, the client knows that the server is who it says it is, but the server doesn’t know much about the client. In most cases, this is fine — authentication via credentials is enough in many cases, however, some web applications require that the client also […]
While Acunetix provides us with a realtime dashboard and scan results, sometimes, you may simply want to be notified when an event that requires your attention occurs, for example, when a scan completes. In Acunetix On Premise, you’ll need to configure an SMTP server that will be used to deliver these notifications. Note – In […]
If the target website or web application you intend to scan is only reachable via an HTTP proxy, you will need to configure Acunetix On Premise to make use of that HTTP proxy server before running the scan. You can set different proxy settings per Target in Acunetix On Premise. This is useful if different […]
The Acunetix Login Sequence Recorder can be used to test password-protected areas of your website automatically. In order to scan a form-based password protected area, you will need to make use of a Login Sequence during the scan. The Login Sequence can be configured from the Target settings page in the General tab using the […]
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.
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 […]