Trying out SimplePointAndClickScan.cs results in 'Root element is missing'

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tedev test

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Jun 28, 2022, 5:55:03 PM6/28/22
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I cloned the repo and tried to call SimplePointAndClickScan.Go(); from Program.cs GitHub - zaproxy/zap-api-dotnet: OWASP ZAP Dot NET API but the spider scan never gets triggered, and results keeps displaying "Root element is missing" Any tips on how to go around this?

tedev test

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Jun 28, 2022, 5:59:03 PM6/28/22
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psiinon

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Jun 29, 2022, 2:49:29 AM6/29/22
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My guess is that either you are not specifying the right API key or have not enabled API access from the machine where you are running the API from, but its not possible to tell from the info you've supplied. The log file should give you the reason.

Cheers,

Simon

aday...@gmail.com

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Jan 27, 2024, 6:46:49 PMJan 27
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Hi Simon and all,

In my case, it was because I replaced the "zap" address with some other value under "Addresses permitted to use the API". I noticed in the logs how the request was using "zap" which was no longer available. I renamed that address instance back to "zap", and the API started working as before - as a charm
Tested on the latest version 2.14.0

Thank you all for all the effort placed in developing and maintaining this wonderful tool!

psiinon

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Jan 29, 2024, 5:00:41 AMJan 29
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Ah ha - yeah, that's not a good idea ;)
Good to hear its working for you :)

Cheers,

Simon
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