Enterprise Edition

Configuring authentication

  • Last updated: January 29, 2024

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Adding authentication credentials enables Burp Scanner to discover and audit content that is only accessible to authenticated users.

You can add the following types of authentication credentials:

  • Site login details
  • Platform authentication details

Configuring site login details

Adding login credentials a site enables Burp Scanner to discover and audit content that is only accessible to authenticated users.

There are two types of login credential that you can add in Burp Suite Enterprise Edition:

  • Username and password pairs are intended for sites that use a basic, single-step login mechanism.
  • Recorded login sequences are intended for sites that use more complex login mechanisms, such as Single Sign-On.

You can only use one of the available login mechanisms per site.

Configuring platform authentication details

Adding credentials for NTLM and HTTP Basic authentication enables Burp Scanner to automatically authenticate to destination web servers at the platform level.

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