How do it…

Perform the following steps:

  1. Open the Nessus Web Client.
  2. Log in to the Nessus Web Client with the user details created during installation.
  3. Navigate to the Policies page and Create a new policy by selecting the web application tests scan template.
  4. Fill in the name of the policy and navigate to the credentials:

  1. Select HTTP authentication and fill in the remaining parameters according to the application to be audited:

There are multiple parameters to be filled in for this authentication form, such as Username, Password, path to ...

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