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Logging

From Logging, you can enable logging and set the default Log Levels. You can also select the categories of activities to be logged.

For further information, see Logs.

Categories

This table lists and describes the logging levels and activity categories.

Category

Description

Enable Logging

Select to enable logging of system activities.

Performance Analysis

Select to add performance-related logs from selected Categories.

Show Attack Possibilities

Select to display the Attack Possibilities node in the Knowledge Base.

For further information, see Knowledge Base Nodes.

Critical Handled Error

Select to enable the logging of handled exceptions during the scan.

Non Critical Handled Errors

Select to enable the logging of handled non-critical exceptions during the scan.

Critical Exception Message

Select to enable the logging of critical exception messages that need attention.

Crawling Request Performance

Select to enable the logging of statistical information about request counts and scan duration after Crawling has finished.

Attacking Request Performance

Select to enable the logging of statistical information about request counts and scan duration after the Attacking stage has finished.

Failed Request

Select to enable the logging of failed requests for different reasons.

Information Logs

Select to enable the logging of Information Alerts (non-critical).

Added Links

Select to enable the logging of added links, for example when a link is added or when an out of scope link is detected.

Request

Select to enable logging before and after each request.

Response

Select to enable logging when a response is received.

Unexpected Issues

Select to enable logging unexpected situations that should not have happened.

Attack Log

Select to enable the logging of unexpected situations and errors during the attack phase.

Link Not Found

Select to enable the logging of links that have returned a 'not found' response.

Link List

Select to enable the logging path and query part of each added link without the host part.

Crawling

Select to enable the logging different events/errors related to Crawling during the Crawling phase.

How to Configure Logging Levels and Categories in Netsparker Standard

  1. Open Netsparker Standard.
  2. In the Home tab, click Options. The Options dialog is displayed.
  3. Click the Logging tab.

  1. Enable the Enable Logging checkbox. This will enable the Categories options.

  1. Enable the other levels and categories as required.
  2. Click Save.
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