Suggestion to add more details to DAST_EXCLUDE_RULES variable.

Merged Nikhil George requested to merge ngeorge1-exclude-rule into master

What does this MR do?

Add more details to the DAST_EXCLUDE_RULES variable description.

  1. Adding a note about adding rule_id to DAST_EXCLUDE_RULES does not prevent the execution of the excluded rules but only suppress the alerts generated by the rule. Ref: #217419 (closed) (closed)
  2. The link in the description for rule id reference is not the latest one. The current one is from the master branch of zap repo and was last updated on Oct '19. The latest one is in the dev branch, which is very frequently updated.


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