Project Description

The purpose of this plugin is to allow Jenkins to perform dynamic analysis with IBM AppScan Standard with minimal configuration.

AppScan Standard is a security tool provided by IBM that will scan application for vulnerabilities in run-time.

IBM Security AppScan Standard supports:

Configuring AppScan Standard to perform automated scanning with custom batch jobs or shell scripts can be a time-consuming and error-prone process.

This Jenkins plugin greatly simplifies the process of automating AppScan Standard by providing global settings and simple scan configuration within Jenkins.

For more information on IBM AppScan Standard, please visit the official IBM site at http://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/en/appscan-standard


This plugin requires the following:

Plugin Setup

Plugin Configuration

  1. From the Jenkins homepage, click Manage Jenkins and then Global Tool Configuration
  2. Scroll down the page and locate the section titled AppScan Standard
  3. Click Add AppScan Source
  4. Fill out the AppScan Source form
    ## Name: A name for this instance of AppScan Standard. This is just to help manage environments that may have multiple installations
    1. AppScan Standard Installation Directory: The path to the installation directory. Note: the default value is C:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\AppScanStandard
  5. Click Save

Using the plugin

  1. Create a new job or access an existing job
  2. Select Configure
  3. Select "Add build step" and select "Run AppScan Standard"
  4. Complete the fields that appear:
    1. AppScan Standard installation will show the name you provided for the installation on the global configuration screen.
      1.  If you have not added an installation, please go the the Jenkins Global Tool Configuration link under Manage Jenkins.
      2.  If you only have one installation configured, the installation should be selected for you. If you plan to execute AppScan Standard on multiple Jenkins nodes, you may need to configure multiple installation paths.
  5. Click Save at the bottom
  6. Run the job.


This version of the plugin was tested with Jenkins 1.651.1 and IBM Security AppScan Source 9.0.3. Plugin should work with any version of AppScan Source 9.0.0 or newer.


Support automated publishing of scan results to AppScan Enterprise.

Execute application scans with IBM Security AppScan Source

For additional information about this plugin, please see the project's README on GitHub