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Compare Scan Report Results

You can compare two scan reports to see differences in the results. The comparison shows what is new since the baseline (i.e., the primary result selected), not a differential of the two reports. You cannot compare imported scans or more than two scans.

Comparing scan reports helps you see how a given system or network has changed over time. This information is useful for compliance analysis by showing how vulnerabilities are being remediated, if systems are patched as new vulnerabilities are found, or how two scans may not be targeting the same hosts.

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Scans.

    The My Scans page appears.

  2. Click a scan.
  3. Click the History tab.
  4. In the row of both scan reports you want to compare, select the check box.
  5. In the upper-right corner, click Diff.

    The Choose Primary Result window appears.

  6. In the drop-down box, select a scan baseline for the comparison, then click Continue.

    The scan report differences are displayed.

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