Scans you can run on just one host

Article:HOWTO31231  |  Created: 2010-08-27  |  Updated: 2012-07-24  |  Article URL
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You cannot run a discovery scan on one known host (say by entering an IP). Instead, you can do the following individually for a host:

  • OS Fingerprint Scan
  • Vulnerability Scan
  • Configuration Scan

In order to do this simply perform the following:

1. Visit Control Panel
2. Expand the 'Reporting' > 'Asset Inventory' > 'Hosts' links
3. You should see the following screen:

The choices shown in the bulleted text above should appear in the top right corner as revealed in the image above.

Remember that you should always run discovery scans on clearly defined networks in order that all hosts within those networks can be incorporate into the inventory list.

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