How do I create a Policy profile?

To be able to run a Policy scan you need to set up a policy scanning profile and this needs to be an authenticated profile, here’s how you do it:

  1. Login to Security Center
  2. Click on Scan Network
  3. Click on Scan Profiles
  4. Click on +Add scan profile > Policy profile
  5. Under the headline General settings enter the following:
    Name: the name of the report, e.g. Monthly executive WAS report template
    Owner: the owner of the report
  6. Under the headline Policy > Choose your desired template
  7. Under the headline Authentication you can add a new authentication record or chose an existing for Windows and Linux/Unix. Notice that you can only have one authentication record per profile and operating system.
    • Linux/Unix authentication record
      Authentication information
      The authentication information will be the name you type in.
      Name 
      Select a name.
      Port
      Type in if you want to use a certain port for your authentication, otherwise the standard port 22 will be used.
      Choose if you want to authenticate with either username and password or by using a private key, type in your credentials and you are done.
    • Windows authentication record
      Authentication information
      The authentication information will be the name you type in.
      Name
      Select a name.
      Type in your credentials you would like to use for your authenticated scan.
      Read this for more information regarding authenticated network scans:
      https://support.holmsecurity.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019811432-How-does-authenticated-networks-scans-work-
  8. Done!
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