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Configuring Header Authentication in Netsparker Standard

Netsparker Standard supports the Header Authentication mechanism, enabling you to configure scans for websites that require Header authentication.

Header Authentication Fields

This table lists and explains the fields in the Authentication HTTP Headers section.




This is the header name. It must contain only ASCII characters.


This is the header value.

Add Authorization Header

This is the button to open a dialog for entering a header.

How to Configure Header Authentication in Netsparker Standard

  1. Open Netsparker Standard.
  2. From the Home tab, click New. The Start a New Website or Web Service Scan dialog is displayed.
  3. Click the Header tab.
  4. In the Authentication HTTP Headers section, check Enabled.
  5. In the Name field, enter the name.
  6. In the Value field, enter the value.
  7. Click Add Authorization Header if required. The Add Authorization HTTP Header dialog is displayed.

      • Select from the Type dropdown

    • Enter Credentials
    • Click Save.

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