What is the difference between Discovery, Basic, Full scan type

Full scan: Contains the default vulnerability scan where the Default vulnerability categories test is chosen by default, and others are skipped to increase the stability and performance of the scanned hosts.

The Full scan includes the following settings:



Basic scan: Gives the ability to create your own custom selection of vulnerability tests.

The Basic scan includes the following settings:



Discovery scan: This will limit the scan to only identify what assets are considered to be alive.
Selecting this scan in the profile will limit the scan profile to only Host discovery and Port coverage.

The Discovery scan includes the following settings:





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