Understanding Plugins

Types of Plugins

There are loads of plugins available in OWTF, but what is interesting is their categorization. All the plugins are categorized into multiple groups and types

  • WEB
    • active
    • external
    • grep
    • passive
    • semi-passive
  • NET
    • active
    • bruteforce
  • AUX
    • se
    • exploit etc…

To know more about any plugin, read the help text present in the last column of plugin launcher

Launching Plugins

Plugins can be launched from the targets table or from the individual target report. In order to launch plugins against multiple targets, select the targets from the target manager and launch plugins


Multi select targets to launch plugins against them


Search and select plugins individually when needed


Select plugins in groups when needed