How can I access Acunetix v11?

In Acunetix v11, the user interface is web based, and by default the web server hosting the web application is running on port 3443. Therefore, if you are logged into the machine running Acunetix, you can browse to https://localhost:3443 to access Acunetix. If you need to access Acunetix from a remote machine, you will need […]

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Does AcuSensor require a password?

In Acunetix v11, the AcuSensor password is automatically created for each Target. You do not need to specify the password yourself. Should you want to use a custom password, you can specify this from the Target’s settings > Advanced tab > Reset AcuSensor Password option, and chose to “Use a custom password”.

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How do I configure scan speed in Acunetix?

Being able to scan a website or web application quickly is certainly important, however, a fast scan isn’t always the desired outcome. There are cases where you might be scanning a web application on a web server with very limited resources (especially when scanning web applications on embedded devices), or perhaps you are scanning a […]

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How do I use Acunetix on a host other than localhost?

By default, Acunetix (on premise) will install and configure itself to run on localhost, port 3443. This configuration is suitable if you are using Acunetix on your own, however, you will need to adjust this default configuration if you intend on using Acunetix organization-wide. Fortunately, it’s easy to configure Acunetix to be accessible from another […]

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What is the difference between auto-login and pre-recorded login sequence?

Most Targets that you will be scanning using Acunetix will have a restricted area which requires authentication. When configuring the Target, you can configure form-based authentication from the Target’s settings > Site Login. Here you need to choose between auto-login and pre-recorded login sequence. You should initially configure Acunetix to “Try and auto-login into the […]

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