Smart Recon explained

Helping you understand the status of your target

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Written by Naomi Purvis
Updated over a week ago

Smart Recon uses a combination of discovery scanning and reconnaissance tools to determine (with maximum accuracy) which of your targets are Active and which are Unresponsive.

How does Smart Recon help me?

You'll know within seconds of adding your targets whether they're active or not. This information can be used to determine exactly how many licenses you need (after all, you don't want to spend money scanning targets that aren't exposed to the internet).

It'll also tell you which of your targets are unresponsive, in case that's not what you're expecting:
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What do I need to do?

  • Simply head to the Targets page > click 'Add Target':

  • In the pop-up window, you have the option to add a target or target range (via IP address subnet CIDR notation or by importing a CSV (Comma Separated Values) file):
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  • Depending on the button and your target's status, you'll see one of the following:

πŸ‘‰ If you click 'Add Target' and it's active:

πŸ‘‰ If you click 'Add and Scan' and it's active:

πŸ‘‰ If you add the target and it's unresponsive:

Advice for troubleshooting unresponsive hosts can be found here:

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