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REST API client to consume w3af

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REST API client for w3af

Launch web application security scans using w3af’s REST API

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$ pip install --upgrade w3af-api-client


The REST API client allows you to run scans and access results and log files.

from w3af_api_client import Connection, Scan

# Connect to the REST API and get it's version
conn = Connection('')
print conn.get_version()

# Define the target and configuration
scan_profile = file('/path/to/profile.pw3af').read()
target_urls = ['']

scan = Scan(conn)
scan.start(scan_profile, target_urls)

# Wait some time for the scan to start and then

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Reporting bugs

Report your issues and feature requests in w3af-api-client’s issue tracker and we’ll be more than glad to fix them.

Pull requests are more than welcome!

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