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Proxy Server

Proxy servers are used to forward HTTP requests. If your organization requires one, Nessus uses these settings to perform plugin updates and communicate with remote scanners.

General Settings

  • Host (required)
  • Port (required)
  • Username (optional)
  • Password (optional)
  • Auth Method
    • Auto Detect (Default)
    • None
    • Basic
    • Digest
    • NTLM
  • User-Agent (optional)

If the proxy you are using filters specific HTTP user agents, a custom user-agent string can be supplied.

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