Installation on Windows

Install the Scanner on a Windows server to detect vulnerabilities.

Install scanner

Refer to the installation command on the FutureVuls screen and execute it on the Windows server to install the scanner.

  • Please make sure that your environment is capable of Windows Update beforehand.
  • The command prompt must be started with administrator privileges to install.

Verify installation commands

  • From the account icon in the upper right corner, click Group Settings and select Scanner from the left tab. install-windows-scanner

  • Set options as needed.

You can set WSUS and specify a proxy server. If not required, leave the default values as they are.

Item Description
VULS_WIN_UPDATE_SRC Select the WindowsUpdate reference.
 INTERNET: Refer to Windows Update on the Internet.
 LOCAL: Refer to the local WSUS Windows Update.
AUTO_REFRESH_BINARY Set up automatic scanner updates.
 TRUE: Modernize scanner binaries at every scan.
 FALSE: Do not automatically update scanner binaries.
VULS_PROXY For a proxy environment, specify the URL of the proxy server to be routed through.
VULS_BYPASS_LIST Specifies the destination of communication not through a proxy. Multiple specifications can be specified by separating them with a semicolon “;”.
  • Copy the installation script and run it on the target server.

  • A scan will be automatically performed daily at a time +5 minutes after the installation completion time.

Manual scan

The first automatic scan will be performed 5 minutes after the installation completion time, but you can also perform it manually if you want to scan now.

Run from task schedule

  • Start the vuls-saas task from the Task Scheduler.
    • Open the Task Scheduler.
    • Right-click vuls-saas that exists at the top level of the task and run.
  • After the scan is finished, it will be reflected on the web screen after a while.
    • If it is not reflected after waiting for 10 minutes, look at the log. image.png

The results of the execution are logged in the following file. Look at the errors in the log to see the cause.

  • C:\Program Files\vuls-saas\vuls-windows.log
    • It contains the success or failure of the scan and the success or failure of the upload.
    • If the scan is unsuccessful, the report information will not be uploaded to FutureVuls.

Manual scan from command prompt

A manual scan can be performed by executing the following command with Administrative Privilege

C:\Program files\vuls-saas\vuls-saas.bat

Check scan time

The scan time is set based on the installation time. Change this if necessary.

  • Change the execution time of the vuls-saas task in the Task Scheduler.

See here for more information on Windows scanning.