FAQ: How do I Scan Multiple Websites with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?
- Thursday, April 26, 2012, 0:55
- Threat Research
Running multiple instances of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) allows you to scan multiple websites simultaneously. Each instance can scan one website at a time – you can have up to two instances of all Acunetix WVS editions or up to ten instances if you are using the Enterprise or Consultant editions.
To run multiple web security scans simultaneously, you need to use either the Acunetix WVS Graphical User Interface (GUI) and/or the Acunetix Scheduler Web Interface. For example, you can have six multiple instances of the Acunetix WVS GUI running and another four instances scanning websites from the Scheduler.
Scanning Multiple Websites using the Acunetix WVS GUI
To scan multiple websites using the Acunetix WVS GUI, simply launch the GUI several times from the Program Group in Windows. For instance, if you need to scan four websites at the same time, then four instances of the Acunetix WVS GUI should be opened and a web security scan from each instance should be launched. Each scan is independent of the other, therefore you can use different scanning profiles and pre-defined Scan Settings Templates.
Scanning Multiple Websites using the Acunetix Scheduler
Just like with the Acunetix GUI, the Acunetix Scheduler makes it possible to specify