[Nikto-discuss] Confine to web directory

Sullo sullo at cirt.net
Thu Mar 20 03:05:57 UTC 2008

Joe Brown wrote:
> I'm trying to scan just a few directories on a web server with several
> hundred directories.  Can I configure Nikto and confine it to just
> scan and only, rather
> than point Nikto to <>?


You can use the -root option to confine it to a certain directory. 
Essentially, each test has the value added as a prefix to it--so a test
for /cgi-bin/echo would become /root/cgi-bin/echo.


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