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Tagging in Netsparker Enterprise

You can tag websites, scans, and issues in Netsparker Enterprise. This lets you give additional context to scans, websites, website groups, and issues for easy viewing. Tagging also helps you group similar scans, websites, and issues.

  • If you have many websites and scans, tagging will help you to freely group them in Netsparker Enterprise.
  • Tagging also improves search functionality and better organizes scans, websites, and issues. When you select a tag, for example, on the issues page, you can see all issues associated with that tag.
  • Tags also appear in reports, such as Detailed Scan Report and Technical Report. (For further information about reports, see Detailed Scan Report.)

Tags can consist of a name and a value, separated with a colon character; that is name: value. Having a 2 component tag like this will make it possible to organize/categorize the tags within themselves.

Or, they can be a single word.

Tag categories

There are four tag categories in Netsparker Enterprise.

Scan Tags - ()

These tags are associated with scans.

Website Tags - ()

These tags are associated with websites.

Website Group Tags - ()

These tags are associated with website groups.

Issue Tags - ()

These tags are associated with issues.

Thanks to these categories, Netsparker lets you filter tags quickly. You can select a tag to find out, for example, related scans or websites quickly. However, please note that if you select a tag to filter, for instance, issues in the Issues page, you will view all issues associated with that tag. You will not view scans or websites that may have the same tag.

For each tag category, you can add 20 tags at most.

Tagging scans in Netsparker Enterprise

You can tag scans, website group scans, and schedule scans in Netsparker Enterprise.

How to tag scans in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise.
  2. From the main menu, select Scans > New Scan.

  1. In the Target URL field, enter the URL.
  2. Complete the remainder of the fields, as described in Netsparker Enterprise New Scan Fields and Netsparker Enterprise Scan Options Fields.
  3. In the Scan Tags field, enter your tags.
  4. Select Launch.

In addition to tagging scans, you can also tag the scheduled scan and website group scans. For further information, see Scheduling Scans in Netsparker Enterprise and How to Run a Group Scan in Netsparker Enterprise.

How to view scan tags in Netsparker Enterprise

From the main menu, select Scans > Recent Scans. Next to the relevant scans, hover over the tags to view all associated tags.

How to filter scan tags in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. From the main menu, select Scans > Recent Scans.
  2. From the Recent Scans page, select the filter button () next to any header column.
  3. Select Clear to clear all fields.
  4. Add a New Filter.
  5. In the relevant filter, where relevant:
    • From the Field drop-down, select Tag.
    • From the Operator drop-down, select an option.
    • In the Value field, enter a value.
  1. Select Apply.

Tagging websites in Netsparker Enterprise

You can tag websites and website groups in Netsparker Enterprise.

How to tag websites in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise.
  2. From the main menu, select Websites > New Website.
  3. Complete the remainder of the fields, as described in the Adding a Website in Netsparker Enterprise.
  4. In the Website Tags field, enter your tags.

  1. Select Save.
Having many websites? While importing them to Netsparker Enterprise, you can also tag them. For further information, see Importing Websites in Netsparker Enterprise.
How to view website tags in Netsparker Enterprise

From the main menu, select Websites > Website. Hover over the tags to view all associated tags.

How to filter website tags in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. From the main menu, select Websites > Websites.
  2. From the Websites page, select the filter button () next to any header column.
  3. Select Clear to clear all fields.
  4. Add a New Filter.
  5. In the relevant filter, where relevant:
    • From the Field drop-down, select Tag.
    • From the Operator drop-down, select an option.
    • In the Value field, enter a value.
  1. Select Apply.
How to tag website groups in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. From the main menu, select Websites > New Website Group.
  2. Complete the remainder of the fields, as described in How to Create a Website Group.
  3. In the Website Group Tags field, enter your tags.
  4. Select Save.
How to view website groups' tags in Netsparker Enterprise

From the main menu, select Websites > Manage Groups. Hover over the tags to view all associated tags.

View all scan and website tags? From the main menu, go to Scans > Recent Scans. Next to the relevant scan, select Report. On the Scan Summary page, scroll down to view scan, website, and website group tags associated with that scan.

Tagging issues in Netsparker Enterprise

You can tag issues in Netsparker Enterprise.

How to tag issues in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise
  2. From the main menu, select Issues > All Issues.
  3. From the Issues window, select any issue you want to tag.
  4. From the Update section, enter relevant tags in the Issue Tags field.

  1. Select Save.

From the Update page, you can also remove issue tags, when necessary.
How to filter issue tags in Netsparker Enterprise
  1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise
  2. From the main menu, select Issues > All Issues.
  3. From the Issues window, select the filter button () next to any header column.
  4. Select Clear to clear all fields.
  5. Add a New Filter.
  6. In the relevant filter, where relevant:
    • From the Field drop-down, select Tag.
    • From the Operator drop-down, select an option.
    • In the Value field, enter a value.
  1. Select Apply.
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