Nikto v2.1.5 - The Manual


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Overview
Description
Advanced Error Detection Logic
History
2. Installation
Requirements
Install
3. Usage
Basic Testing
Multiple Port Testing
Multiple Host Testing
Using a Proxy
Updating
Integration with Nessus
Interactive Features
4. Command Line Options
All Options
Mutation Techniques
Display
Scan Tuning
Replay Saved Requests
Plugin selection
5. Configuration Files
Location
Format
Variables
6. Output and Reports
Export Formats
HTML and XML Customisation
7. OSS Development
Open Source Contributions
Development Source
8. Test and Code Writing
Scan Database Field Values
User-Defined Tests
Scan Database Syntax
Plugins
Initialization Phase
Start hook
Reconnaisance Phase
Scan Phase
Prefetch hook
Postfetch hook
Reporting Phase
Data Structures
Standard Methods
Global Variables
Test Identifiers
Code Copyrights
9. Troubleshooting
SOCKS Proxies
Debugging
Assistance
10. Licenses
Nikto
LibWhisker
Tests
11. Credits
Nikto
Thanks

List of Tables

8.1. Scan Database Fields
8.2. Members of the Mark structure
8.3. Members of the Vulnerability structure
8.4. Members of the flags structure
8.5. TID Scheme

List of Examples

3.1. Valid Hosts File
8.1. Example initialisation function