[Nikto-discuss] Proxy doesn't work

Sullo sullo at cirt.net
Mon Aug 11 19:24:27 UTC 2008

Ryan Dewhurst wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems that the proxy is not being used when nikto is scanning.
> This is what the "proxy" part looks like in config.txt
> #PROXYUSER=proxyuserid
> #PROXYPASS=proxypassword

You have to set the port--I don't believe there's a default.

> If I change PROXYHOST to an invalid IP address, nikto still scans with no
> errors. Does nikto recognise that its invalid and automatically scans with
> no proxy and with out prompting? 

I think there's a bug filed for this... if not, please open one for Dave
or someone to look at.



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