This topic describes the advantages of the asset discovery feature provided by Cloud Security Scanner.

  • You can use this feature to perform the following operations:
    • Discover all assets that are open to the Internet, detect all subdomains and web server IP addresses under a root domain, and provide detailed asset fingerprint information, such as the middleware, applications, operating systems, ports, and services.
    • Detect the IP address of a domain by subdomain and provide the asset fingerprint information about this domain.
    • Detect a domain by IP address and provide the asset fingerprint information about this domain.
  • This feature allows you to create an asset discovery task based on multiple root domains. To create a task, perform the following operations:
    • On the Assets Management page, click Add Asset in the upper-right corner. In the Add Asset pane, enter multiple root domains in the Asset field, specify Asset Tag, and click Add.
    • Find the added asset and click Scan in the Actions column. In the Create Scan Task pane, specify Task Name, Schedule Strategy, Effective Period, and Scan Type, select a created asset tag from the Scan Target drop-down list, and click Create.