Configuration view provides many options for configuring your scans. Leaving the default values can work fine, but

Selecting one of the presets at the top of the list selects the relevant views for that task.

Below this, Configuration views are, divided into four groups.

Note: If you stop a scan and change the configuration, changes will not affect requests already sent. To apply changes to the entire scan you must start a new scan.
Group View
Targets Starting URL and domains
Exclude paths and files
Multi-step operations
Authentication and connectivity Login management
Multi-factor-authentication (MFA)
HTTP authentication
AWS authorization
Communication and proxy
Application elements Parameters, cookies & headers
Automatic form fill
Error pages
Explore options
Tests Test policy and optimization
Environment definition
Test options
Advanced Privilege escalation
Content-based view
Advanced configuration