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How to mark a vulnerability as a false positive & exclude it from future scans

If you find that a vulnerability reported by the automated scanner is a false positive, you can report it to us and also exclude it from being flagged in subsequent scans.

How to report a false positive

Open the vulnerability that you believe is a false positive, scroll down and click on the Mark false positive button

Now enter a note to help remember why it is a false positive. Keep the "Exclude scanning of this vulnerability in all future scans" box checked if required.

Click on "Add note and Mark false positive". Done!

How to Manage Excluded Scan Rules

To view and manage the excluded scan rules list, head over to the Settings page, and select Manage Excluded Scan Rules

Updated on: 19/01/2023

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