Verifying a domain

Before you can scan a domain, ASoC must verify that you have permission to scan it.

About this task

You can verify a domain either by adding a small file to its root folder, or confirming your permission by clicking an email link.


  1. In Settings > Domains, click Verify a new domain.
  2. Select your preferred verification method:
    • I'll add a verification file to my site's root folder
      1. Click Download to save the file to your machine.
      2. Add the file to the root directory of your site (make sure to add it in a location above all parts of the site that you will be scanning).
    • Send me an email with a verifcation link
      1. Click Send email.
      2. Open your the email sent to you and click the link.
  3. Click Done.
    The site is added to the list of domains, with staus "Pending" The first time you run a scan, ASoC will verify the file you added, and change the status to "Verified".