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Setting up Burp Proxy

vinay May 04, 2017 08:12PM UTC

is there any way i can set up burp proxy and port programmatically using burp extender?

Liam Tai-Hogan May 05, 2017 10:25AM UTC Support Center agent

Hi Vinay

Thanks for your message.

Could you further explain your use case for this request?

You wish to use Burp extender to set up Burp Proxy Listeners?

vinay May 15, 2017 09:16PM UTC
Yes, that's correct. Or is there any command line arg. which i can pass to set up proxy?

Liam Tai-Hogan May 16, 2017 08:24AM UTC Support Center agent

Various command line arguments are available to control Burp’s behavior on startup. For example, you can tell Burp to prevent reloading of extensions, open a particular Burp project file , or load a particular configuration file:


Proxy settings can be saved as part of a project configuration file:


Additionally, the Carbonator extension provides a command-line interface to automate the process of configuring target scope, spidering and scanning:


Please let us know if you need any further assistance.

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