|Applies to Product:||USM Appliance™||AlienVault OSSIM®|
When performing scans, you must select a scanning profile. This profile defines the type of scan to perform, and how thorough the scan should be.
To view the vulnerability scan profiles
Navigate to Environment > Vulnerabilities > Overview and click Profiles.
The following table explains the three predefined profiles.
|Deep||Non-destructive, full and fast scan.|
|Default||To be used when scanned system fails when overwhelmed by too many scanning requests.|
Full and fast scan.
Includes dangerous stress tests that have potential to induce host or system failure.
You cannot modify or delete these three profiles. However, you can create new profiles and later modify or delete any profiles you created.