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Scans

The main scans page shows information about all scans. You can also view scans for an individual site when viewing site details, or for an individual agent when viewing agent details. For each scan, various details are shown including the start time, status, and a summary of the results.

The filter bar lets you show or hide scans based on particular features; for example, only showing scans that are currently running.

Hovering the mouse over a scan shows contextual options for that scan, such as deleting a completed scan or canceling a scheduled scan.

You can click into a scan to see more details.

Viewing scan details

Clicking into an individual scan lets you see more details.

For running or completed scans, you can view:

For scheduled scans, you can view:

Viewing scan issue details

Clicking into an individual scan issue lets you see more details, including:

Setting up scans

You can initiate a new scan in various ways:

When setting up a scan, you must specify:

Scan configurations

Scan configurations can be used to control numerous details of how a scan is performed, such as the maximum link depth of the crawl, or what types of issues to report.

If no configuration is specified when setting up a scan, then Burp Scanner will use its default configuration which is suitable for typical web sites.

You can specify multiple configurations for a single scan, and these will be applied sequentially in the same way as when launching scans using Burp Suite Professional. Each configuration can define settings in one or more specific areas. Applying configurations sequentially allows you to specify a general configuration followed by more specific configurations. When these are applied, they will build up to determine the actual full configuration that is used.

When selecting scan configurations, you can: