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Generally, a proxy is a program or device that is used as an intermediary, to intercept all the traffic between clients and the internet. Proxies can be used as a content filtering mechanism in corporate environments, to protect privacy for example.

Since Netsparker is used in such environments, it is necessary that these settings are configured in Netsparker as well.

From the Proxy tab in Netsparker Standard, you can select to use the system or custom proxies, or to use none. Netsparker will use the selected proxy for connecting to target websites and to receive updates.

Proxy Options

This table lists the Proxy options.



Use System (Internet Explorer) Proxy

Select to use the System Proxy. This is the default.

System Proxy is the system-wide proxy which is used by every program by default.

Use Custom Proxy

Select to use and configure a Custom Proxy.

Custom Proxy should be configured explicitly to be used unlike System Proxy.

Do Not Use Proxy

No Proxy will be used.

How to Configure Proxy Options in Netsparker Standard

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

  1. Select the relevant Proxy option.
  2. Click Save.

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