Rapid7 Nexpose Data Export Guide

How to export data from Rapid7 Nexpose for ingestion by RiskSense.

Rapid7 Nexpose Overview

Rapid7 Nexpose provides vulnerability management software to discover and prioritize vulnerabilities found in your environment. RiskSense supports Nexpose scan results exported as an .XML 2.0 file.

Rapid7 Nexpose Setup

To save Nexpose scan data to a file that can later be uploaded to the RiskSense platform, log into the Nexpose web application.

Nexpose Data Export - Login Screen

Click the Reports tab.

Nexpose Data Export - Reports Tab Location

Under Create a report, enter a report name and click the Export button.

Nexpose Data Export - Create a Report Name

In the Template section, navigate to the XML 2.0 Export template.

Nexpose Data Export - XML Export 2.0

In the Scope section, click Select Scan.

Nexpose Data Export - Scope - Select Scan

Click on the radio button next to the site that contains the scan to export and click Select a Scan.

Nexpose Data Export - Select Scan

Select the scan to export and click OK.

Nexpose Data Export - Completed Scan

At the bottom of the Create a Report screen, click the blue Save & run the report button.

Nexpose Data Export - Save and Run the Report

Clicking the button displays the View Reports page. Once the report is finished, right-click the report name, select Save link as…, and designate a convenient and safe place to store the .XML file.

Nexpose Data Export - View Reports