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It is made up of several parts: a scan server, a manager, an adminsitrator and a client. The scanner/daemon, openvassd, is in charge of the attacks, whereas the clients, such as openvas-cli or gsad provide a user interface.
This package provides the scanner.
OpenVAS in Debian +---------------+ How to use OpenVAS? ------------------- As the root user: * Check that you have proper SSL certificates at /var/lib/openvas/CA, if the directory is empty set up the server certificate with `openvas-mkcert'. (Note: certificates are generated automatically when the openvas-scanner packag more»
OPENVAS-MKCERT-CLIENT(1) User Manuals OPENVAS-MKCERT-CLIENT(1) NAME openvas-mkcert-client - Creates a client certificate SYNOPSIS openvas-mkcert-client DESCRIPTION The OpenVAS Security Scanner protects the communication between the client and the server by using SSL. SSL requires the server to present a certificate to the client, and the more»
GREENBONE-NVT-SYNC(8) User Manuals GREENBONE-NVT-SYNC(8) NAME greenbone-nvt-sync - updates the OpenVAS security checks from Greenbone Security Feed SYNOPSIS greenbone-nvt-sync DESCRIPTION The OpenVAS Scanner performs several security checks. These are called Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs) and are mostly implemented in the programmin more»
OpenVAS-ADDUSER(8) User Manuals OpenVAS-ADDUSER(8) NAME openvas-adduser more»
OpenVAS-MKCERT(8) User Manuals OpenVAS-MKCERT(8) NAME openvas-mkcert - more»
OPENVAS-NVT-SYNC(8) User Manuals OPENVAS-NVT-SYNC(8) NAME openvas-nvt-sync more»
OpenVAS-RMUSER(8) User Manuals OpenVAS-RMUSER(8) NAME openvas-rmuser - more»
OpenVASSD(8) User Manuals OpenVASSD(8) NAME openvassd - The more»