Overview of Scanning

In Acunetix 360, you can do the following:

  • Launch Scans
  • Launch Group Scans
  • View the status of Recent Scans (and Reports), including the Scan Policy that was used
  • Schedules Scans
  • Schedule Group Scans
  • View the status of Scheduled Scans

Types of Scans

This table lists and explains the various types of scans available in Acunetix 360.



Full Scans

Full Scans (the default ones) scan every area of your target.

For further information, see Create a New Scan.

Scheduled Scans

Scheduled Scans are Scans that do not take place immediately but at a set time in the future, and possibly on a recurring basis. You can schedule individual or group scans.

For further information, see Schedule Scans.

Group Scans

Group scans are scans that are run for Target Groups that have been created in Acunetix 360.

Fur further information, see Scan Targets Simultaneously in Acunetix 360, and How to Schedule a Group Scan in Acunetix 360.


Retests scan the entire target again.

For further information, see How to Run a Retest in Acunetix 360.



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