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 > click the Pause button.

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Nicholas Sciberras
Chief Technical Officer
As the CTO at Acunetix, Nicholas is passionate about IT security and technology at large. Prior to joining Acunetix in 2012, Nicholas spent 12 years at GFI Software, where he managed the email security and anti-spam product lines, led multiple customer service teams and provided technical training.