Arachni Benchmarking

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22 Nov, 2017 12:03 AM

I am trying to benchmark Arachni using OWASP Benchmark which runs locally at port 8443 (https://localhost:8443/benchmark)
Since Arachni does not accept loopback URL target, I have used the machine hostname instead. However, Arachni is giving a "Time Out" error message. May I please get some advice on how I can fix this? Is there a guide on how to benchmark Arachni?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Tasos Laskos on 19 Dec, 2017 04:49 PM

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    The OWASP benchmark is really very tricky to configure for sometimes[1] and it also sounds like you may be hitting some resource issues, maybe optimizing your config would help.

    My advice would be to use these benchmarks instead, but you'd probably still need to fiddle with the config a bit.

    It's not worth going though the trouble again though, it's better to take advantage of the work already done by others:

    [1] Even I gave up after a point, although I've been working with those guys from time to time and it's improving steadily.

    PS. Sorry for the excessively late reply, I've been working on something.

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