Authenticated scanning

How do I run an authenticated web application scan using HTTP basic authentication?

This feature allows the scanner to log in to a protected web application using HTTP Basic and continue the scan to find vulnerabilities within the protected web application.

Prepare the web application
To set up an authenticated web application scan, please read the following article:

Details about authentication:

Authentication record 
Information regarding the profile.

Authentication record name
The name of the authentication record.

The username which the scanner will use to log in.

The password that the scanner will use to log in.