Micro Focus Fortify WebInspect

Software Version: 21.2.0 Windows® operating systems


Installation Guide


Document Release Date: November 2021 Software Release Date: November 2021



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Contents


Preface                                                  6 Contacting Micro Focus Fortify Customer Support                         6 For More Information                                         6 About the Documentation Set                                    6 Fortify Product Feature Videos                                   6


Change Log                                               7


Chapter 1: Welcome to Micro Focus Fortify WebInspect                      9

The Main Features of Fortify WebInspect                              9 Crawling and Auditing                                       9 Reporting                                             10 Manual Hacking Control                                     10 Summary and Fixes                                        10 Scanning Policies                                         10 Sortable and Customizable Views                                10 Enterprise-Wide Usage Capabilities                               11 Web Services Scan                                        11 API Scans                                             11 API Discovery                                           11 Integration Capabilities                                      11 Export Wizard                                           11 Hacker-level Insights                                       12 Testing Tools                                           12

Related Documents                                         12 All Products                                           13 Micro Focus Fortify ScanCentral DAST                             14 Micro Focus Fortify WebInspect                                 14 Micro Focus Fortify WebInspect Enterprise                           15


Chapter 2: Installing WebInspect                                   17 Installation Recommendation                                   17



Prerequisites                                             17 SQL Server Database Privileges                                  17 About the Installer Files                                       17

Installation Options                                         18 Using the Setup Wizard                                     18 Using the msiexec Program                                   23 Normal Installation                                      23 Reboot Message Suppression                                24 Silent Mode                                          24 Synchronous Installation                                   24

Using the WIConfig Program                                    25 Syntax                                              25 Parameters                                            25 Required Parameters to Configure a Sensor                          27 Optional Parameters to Configure a Sensor                           28

Updating Fortify WebInspect                                    29 Directory Structure                                         29


Chapter 3: Licensing WebInspect                                   32

Licensing with the License Wizard                                  32 Activate Now                                           32 Connect to Micro Focus                                      33 License File Activation                                      34 AutoPass Activation                                      34 Fortify Activation                                       34 Activating with an AutoPass License Server                          36 Connect to LIM                                          37 Register 15-day Trial                                       38 License Revocation                                        38

Licensing with the License Utility                                  39 Syntax for Named Users                                     39 Syntax for Concurrent Users                                   39 Options                                              39

Configuring Fortify WebInspect to use the LIM                          41 For Existing (Licensed) Fortify WebInspect Installations                   41 For New (Unlicensed) Fortify WebInspect Installations                    42



Chapter 4: The WebInspect SDK                                    43 Installation Recommendation                                    43 Installing the WebInspect SDK                                   43 Verifying the Installation                                      44


Send Documentation Feedback                                   45

Preface


Preface


Contacting Micro Focus Fortify Customer Support

Visit the Support website to:

To install the SDK where Fortify WebInspect is installed on the developer's machine:


  1. Navigate to the Extensions folder and double click the WebInspectSDK.vsix file. The VSIX Installer is launched.

  2. When prompted, select the Visual Studio product(s) to which you want to install the extension and click Install.

The WebInspect Audit Extension project template is created in Visual Studio. Continue with "Verifying the Installation" on the next page.

Installation Guide

Chapter 4: The WebInspect SDK


To install the SDK where Fortify WebInspect is not installed on the developer's machine:


  1. Navigate to the Extensions folder and copy the WebInspectSDK.vsix file to portable media, such as a USB drive.

  2. Insert the drive into the development box that has Visual Studio installed, as well as the other required software and hardware.

  3. Navigate to the USB drive and double click the WebInspectSDK.vsix file. The VSIX Installer is launched.

  4. When prompted, select the Visual Studio product(s) for which you want to install the extension and click Install.

The WebInspect Audit Extension project template is created in Visual Studio. Continue with "Verifying the Installation" below.


Verifying the Installation

To verify that the extension was successfully installed:

  1. In Visual Studio, select Tools > Extensions and Updates.

  2. Scroll down the list of extensions.

If you see WebInspect SDK in the list, the extension was installed successfully.

Send Documentation Feedback

If you have comments about this document, you can contact the documentation team by email.


Note: If you are experiencing a technical issue with our product, do not email the documentation team. Instead, contact Micro Focus Fortify Customer Support at https://www.microfocus.com/support so they can assist you.

If an email client is configured on this computer, click the link above to contact the documentation team and an email window opens with the following information in the subject line:

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Just add your feedback to the email and click send.

If no email client is available, copy the information above to a new message in a web mail client, and send your feedback to fortifydocteam@microfocus.com.

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