Full details about YaptestFE can be found on its project page.  If you’re after the download link, it’s on the same page.

YaptestFE Overview

Overview YaptestFE is a Web Frontend for Yaptest.  As of version 0.9 it allows viewing of much of the information in the database used by Yaptest. The Frontend is designed to complement the command line interface.  Sometimes it’s more convenient to browse the database using this web interface.  Other times it’s more appropriate the use […]

The Yaptest run_test API

This page documents how to use the run_test API from your own home-brew yaptest scripts.  

Associating Hosts with Security Issues in Yaptest

Version 0.0.9 of yaptest introduced yaptest-issues.pl.  This script is responsible for storing associations between hosts and security issues that you (or yaptest) have identified (e.g. has the “telnet -fuser” vulnerability). This page illustrates how to use yaptest-issues.pl.

Getting Yaptest to work with Sudo

When you first install yaptest and try to use sudo you might get the following error: $ sudo yaptest-nmap-udp.pl ERROR: Environment variable YAPTEST_DBNAME is not set  at /usr/local/lib/site_perl/yaptest.pm line 126         yaptest::new(‘yaptest’) called at /usr/local/bin/yaptest-hosts.pl line 8         (in cleanup) Can’t call method “disconnect” on an undefined value at /usr/local/lib/site_perl/yaptest.pm line 3247. This is because […]

Storing Misc Host Information With Yaptest

As of version 0.0.7 yaptest is able to store arbitrary information about hosts.  This is particularly useful on large tests.  This page provides a few examples of how to use the yaptest-host-info.pl script.

Interrupting and Resuming Scans With Yaptest

As of yaptest v0.0.7 it is possible to interrupt scans and resume them later without duplicating lots of the scanning you’ve already completed.  This feature is intended primarily for multi-day pentests where you need to stop your scan at the end of each day, then resume where you left off the next morning. This page […]

Installing Yaptest on Mac

Deanx gave gave me some very useful hints on how to get yaptest working on Mac.


Full details about Yaptest can be found on its project page .  If you’re after the download link, it’s on the installation page.

Yaptest Configuration Wizard

Some users commented that the creation of new tests (i.e. databases and “test area”) was unnecessarily difficult.  Version 0.0.5 of yaptest now includes a interactive Wizard, yaptest-wizard.pl that takes users step by step through setting up a new test.  The old method using yaptest-new.pl and yaptest-new-test-area.pl is still supported. Thanks to all those who have […]