[Openvas-devel] Concurrent hosts and tests options

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Tue Sep 1 23:26:02 CEST 2009



Thanks Thomas.  That was my understanding, but I needed to verify that for
my current project.

-geoff


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Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Germany
http://www.galitz.org/
http://german-way.com/blog/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvas-devel-bounces at wald.intevation.org [mailto:openvas-devel-
> bounces at wald.intevation.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Reinke
> Sent: Dienstag, 1. September 2009 23:14
> To: openvas-devel at wald.intevation.org
> Subject: Re: [Openvas-devel] Concurrent hosts and tests options
> 
> A. Concurrent hosts - the # of hosts that are simultaneously tested.
> B. Concurrent tests - the # of tests (per host) that may be
>     simultaneously run.
> 
> If you launch a test against two machines (e.g. 192.168.1.1,192.168.1.2)
> you will start auditing both IPs simultaneously if and only if
> concurrent hosts is > 1.  Within each IP being tested up to "B"
> concurrent tests will be run simultaneously, at most, providing
> plugin scheduling and dependencies allows for it.
> 
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