Installing the AcuSensor agent for ASP .NET Websites

First, you need to download the AcuSensor agent for your Target.

The AcuSensor agent will need to be installed in your web application. This section describes how to install AcuSensor in an ASP.NET web application.

  1. Install Prerequisites on the server hosting the website: The AcuSensor installer application requires Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 or higher.
  2. Copy the AcuSensor installation files to the server hosting the .NET website.
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    Screenshot – Acunetix .NET AcuSensor installation
  3. Double click AcuSensorInstaller.exe to install the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor agent and proceed through the installation wizard.
  4. You will be asked to insert the AcuSensor password. This should match the one that you used in the Acunetix settings.
  5. After the installation is complete, you will be prompted to launch the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager.
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    Screenshot – Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager
  6. On start-up, the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager will retrieve a list of .NET applications installed on your server. Select which applications you would like to enhance with the AcuSensor Technology and click Install Sensor to install the AcuSensor Technology sensor in the selected .NET applications. Once the sensor has been installed, close the confirmation window and also the AcuSensor manager.

Disabling and uninstalling AcuSensor for ASP .NET websites

To uninstall and disable the sensor from your web site:

  1. From Start > Programs, open the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager
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    Screenshot - Select website and click Remove Sensor
  2. Select the website where the AcuSensor agent is installed and click Remove Sensor to remove the AcuSensor Agent from the site.
  3. Close the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager.
  4. If needed, you can also uninstall the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Manager from the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel.

Note: Although the Acunetix AcuSensor agent are secured with a strong password, it is recommended that the AcuSensor client files are uninstalled and removed from the web application if they are no longer in use.

 

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