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How to save in Burp Pro v2.1

Oscar Tsang Jul 25, 2019 09:41AM UTC

In v2.1, after we created a new project via "new project on disk", we notice that there is a backup file which is generated automatically and updated periodically. However, once we exit the Burp, the backup file is deleted automatically. So our question is that is there any other way to save the existing project (includes all scanning result, proxy history, etc) without creating a new copy of project? Please advise. Thanks.

Liam Tai-Hogan Jul 26, 2019 09:47AM UTC Support Center agent

Burp project files hold all of the data and configuration for a particular piece of work. Data is saved incrementally into the file as you work. There is no need to specifically “save” your work when you are finished.

The Burp Project file is not being deleted?

Oscar Tsang Jul 29, 2019 03:05AM UTC
Hi Liam,

Thanks for your response. The Burp profile itself has not saved any changes but the backup file does. Once I exit the Burp, all updates are lost.

Liam Tai-Hogan Jul 30, 2019 08:12AM UTC Support Center agent

Do you mean the project file is empty?

When you restart Burp, are you selecting the “Open existing project” option?

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