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Overview of Authentication

When you plan to use Netsparker to scan a web application that contains some pages with login credentials and configurations, you first need to add those details to your Scan Options authentication fields. This is important because it enables the scanner to determine whether it is logged in or logged out during a scan.

For further information, see Netsparker Enterprise Scan Options Fields and Netsparker Standard Scan Options Fields.

Supported Authentication Methods in Netsparker

There are multiple forms of Authentication supported in Netsparker Enterprise and Netsparker Standard:

There are forms of Authentication supported only in Netsparker Standard:

For further information, see Logout Problems and Interactive Logins in Netsparker Standard.


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