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Deploying Netsparker Shark agent for Java websites

Netsparker Shark enables you to carry out interactive security testing (IAST) in your web application in order to confirm more vulnerabilities and further minimize false positives. For Netsparker Shark to operate, you need to download an agent and deploy it on your server. Please note that this agent is generated uniquely for each target website for security reasons.

This topic explains how to download and install Netsparker Shark to a Java web application for different configurations.

Netsparker Shark for Java requires Tomcat (7+) and Java (1.7+). Current testing is with Tomcat 9 and Java 1.8.

There are many possible configurations for a JAVA web server. The following sections look at the more common web server configuration possibilities.

Use one of the following links for more details on how to deploy Netsparker Shark for Java on your web application.


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