Initiating an HCL AppScan DAST Scan

In order to initiate an AppScan DAST scan you will have to configure your AppScan credentials first. More about how to configure AppScan credentials here.

Usage Flow Instructions

  • Once you have configured your credentials, navigate to 'Dynamic Application Scanners' under 'Connectors' and click on 'AppScan DAST'.


  • You will be prompted to enter your configuration details.
  • Enter a 'Configuration Name', select your 'AppScan Credential' and the Agents as Strobes Default Agent.
  • Select a 'Baseline' to log the vulnerabilities and click on 'Next'.


  • Now select an 'Asset' against which you want the vulnerabilities to get populated and select your AppScan Apps. More about creating AppScan applications and scans here.
  • Select the frequency of scheduling the config scan and click on 'Next'.


  • Select any Tracking & Notification tool configurations if needed and click on Submit.
  • The configuration is now created for you.
  • Now click on 'New Scan' and you will be prompted to enter the URL of the target on which you want to run the AppScan DAST scan.
  • Enter the URL and click on 'Scan'.
    Note: Only verified domains can be scanned using AppScan. More on how to verify a domain here. This verification has to be done through AppScan.


  • The scan will get initiated and once the scan is done the results will get populated against the Asset which you have chosen.
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