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Plugin Rules

Create a new Plugin Rule

  1. On the User Profile/ Plugin Rules page, select the New Rule button.
  2. Enter values for the Host, Plugin ID, Expiration Date (Optional), and the Severity that you would like the plugin to adopt.
  3. Select the Save button.

    New Plugin Rule Example

    Host: 192.168.0.6

    Plugin ID: 9877

    Expiration Date: 12/31/2016

    Severity: Critical

    This rule is created for scans performed on IP address 192.168.0.6. Once saved, this Plugin Rule changes the default severity of plugin ID 79877 (CentOS 7 : rpm (CESA-2014:1976) to a severity of low until 12/31/2016. After 12/31/2016, the results of plugin ID 79877 will return to its critical severity.

Update a Plugin Rule

  1. On the User Profile/ Plugin Rules page, select the Plugin Rule(s) that you want to update.
  2. On the Edit Rule page, update the Host, Plugin ID, Expiration Date, or Severity values.
  3. Select the Save button.

Delete a Plugin Rule

  1. On the User Profile/ Plugin Rules page, select the check box(es) for the Plugin Rule(s) that you want to delete.
  2. Select the Delete button.
  3. On the Delete Rule confirmation screen, select Delete.

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