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Authentication Failure Alerts

Karan | Last updated: Feb 18, 2019 02:36PM UTC

Hi, I am doing an active scan on my application but I am constantly getting Authentication failure in alerts tab. I am able to navigate my application browser when scan is running. I have tried session handling to avoid this but still the result is same. I have used Platform authentication as well with all the options but still the issue is there. Can you please tell me what can be the issue and how to resolve it Thanks, Karan Bhagat +91-9971599302

Liam, PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Feb 18, 2019 02:46PM UTC

Hi Karan Thanks for your message. If you see entries in the alerts tab relating to authentication failures, then this indicates that platform authentication is required for some of the requests that Burp is making. (It sounds like you've tried this out already). - https://portswigger.net/burp/help/options_connections#platformauth It might be worth installing the Logger++ extension to monitor the requests that are getting authentication errors. Do you notice anything significant or interesting about these requests?

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