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Scan selected items in BURP 2.0.18Beta

ILGUIZ | Last updated: Mar 20, 2019 01:44PM UTC

To scan "selected items", i.e. HTTP calls I already went through in a browser and/or SoapUI with using BURP as a Proxy, I have to navigate to the Target tab, right-click the target, select Scan, choose "scan selected items". This comes in a stark contrast with the Dashboard tab's "New scan" and "New live task" button which appear readily available. They do not offer the "scan selected items" option. BURP should offer a simple way of initiating a scan of proxied HTTP requests at the same user interface level with starting a new scan. (The latter makes less sense to me as it relies on a yet-to-be-proven headless browser technology whose automatic login sequences still rely on the manually programmed macros).

Liam, PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Mar 20, 2019 03:46PM UTC

Just to clarify, you would like a Scan selected items option on the Dashboard tab?

Burp User | Last updated: Mar 26, 2019 04:26PM UTC

Yes please.

PortSwigger Agent | Last updated: Mar 26, 2019 04:29PM UTC

We're probably not going to add that feature as we'd need to provide a popup that duplicated the Site Map. You can detach the Target tab (option is on the Window menu) and lay it side-by-side with the Dashboard to get a similar view.

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