[Nikto-discuss] Nikto databases

Randal T. Rioux randy at procyonlabs.com
Sun Aug 24 06:00:24 UTC 2008

On Thu, August 7, 2008 6:06 pm, David Lodge wrote:
> I'm seeking for opinions here (and yes, I realise half of you are
> jollying at Defcon; please bear a though for those of us on the other
> side of the planet to it). As I want nikto to have a knowledgebase,
> reduce its memory consumption, allow scan histories and generally tweak
> it; what are people's opinion about using a SQLite database to store the
> contents of the db (rather than load it into memory) and output (rather
> than create fictitious tests to store them in).
> The big disadvantage is that it would require that SQLite is installed on
> the system.

I like the idea. Especially if there were an option to use your own
database too. For example, SQLite as default, PostgreSQL or MySQL as

I could help with that, though I'm overextended on projects right now -
though it does sound fun.


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