[Openvas-devel] Concurrent hosts and tests options

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Wed Sep 2 11:08:36 CEST 2009

> Outcome is: you should have maximally (#maxhost * #maxchecks) processes
> that
> run NVTs at the same time (per scan) + 1 openvasd "main" process + 1
> openvasd
> process per scan serving the client and doing scheduling etc.
> Note though that there are some hardcoded limits (20 for checks I think).

Just to be clear... is that limit 20 checks per host or 20 checks total?

I assume that would be 20 checks total.  In other words, 20 simultaneous
checks running maximum, no matter if you running on one host or one hundred
at the same time. Correct?


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