Run a single cloud scan

Use Discovery cloud scan to scan your public domains. A Discovery cloud scan stores results for 8 hours. Set up a scan to get the certificate information installed on your server.

A cloud scan discovers and scans only public-facing TLS/SSL certificates using default TLS/SSL protocols, which is TLSv1.2 or higher.

  1. In your CertCentral account, in the left main menu, go to Discovery > Manage Discovery.

  1. On the Manage scans page, in the scans table, select Single cloud scan.

  1. On the Configure cloud scan page, set up your cloud scan:

    1. Enable deep scan (Optional)
      A deep scan includes the cipher suite scan, HTTP header scan, and TLS/SSL protocols (SSLv3, SSLv2, TLSv1.1, and TLSv1.0) used for the handshake. It also includes the default TLS/SSL protocols (TLSv1.2 or higher).
      Note: If a deep scan is enabled, it increases the scan time by several minutes.
    2. Scan critical TLS/SSL server issues (Optional)
      Enable this scan to discover critical TLS/SSL server issues such as Heartbleed, Poodle (SSLv3), FREAK, Logjam, DROWN, RC4, and POODLE (TLS).
      For more information about these TLS/SSL issues, see TLS/SSL endpoint vulnerabilities.
    3. Ports
      Cloud scan only supports port 443 to scan your network for TLS/SSL certificates.
    4. IP/FQDN to scan
      Currently, cloud scan supports only IPv4 scanning.
      Enter the public-facing FQDNs and IP addresses you want to include in the scan. Select Include.
      Include an FQDN (, a single IP address (, a range of IP addresses (, or an IP range in CIDR format (
      Enter the public IP address you want to exclude from a range of IP addresses. Select Exclude.
      Exclude a single IP address ( or a range of IP addresses (, or an IP range in CIDR format (
      Import from CSV
      To import a CSV file containing a list of public FQDNs and IP addresses you want to scan, select Import from CSV.
  1. Select Save and run.

What's next

Your single cloud scan stores result for 8 hours. To view scan results, in the left main menu, go to Discovery > View results.

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