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Report Settings

The Report settings include the following groups of settings:

Setting Default Value Description
Processing

Override normal verbosity

Disabled

This setting has two options:

  • I have limited disk space. Report as little information as possible: Provides less information about plugin activity in the report to minimize impact on disk space.
  • Report as much information as possible: Provides more information about plugin activity in the report.

Show missing patches that have been superseded

Enabled

 

If enabled, includes superseded patch information in the scan report.

Hide results from plugins initiated as a dependency

Enabled

 

If enabled, the list of dependencies is not included in the report. If you want to include the list of dependencies in the report, disable this setting.

Output

Allow users to edit scan results

Enabled

 

When enabled, allows users to delete items from the report. When performing a scan for regulatory compliance or other types of audits, disable the setting to show that the scan was not tampered with.

Designate hosts by their DNS name

Disabled

Uses the host name rather than IP address for report output.

Display hosts that respond to ping

Disabled

Reports hosts that successfully respond to a ping.

Display unreachable hosts

Disabled

When enabled, hosts that did not reply to the ping request are included in the security report as dead hosts. Do not enable this option for large IP blocks.

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