[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS - ready to try? Or not?

Ian Fawcett iaf at iaf.ca
Wed Jul 9 13:12:54 CEST 2008


 > Rodney Thayer wrote:
 >
 > Who said I wanted a graphical client, anyway?  What's wrong with a
 > command line client?  At least then I could get angry in my own
 > dev environment and insert printfs to figure out what the blazes you
 > people are doing  ;-)

The user's manual ('man OpenVAS-Client') includes an example of how to run OpenVAS-Client 
in non-gui mode using the '-q' switch.  'OpenVAS-Client --help' also displays a list of 
run-time switches.

 > Does this stuff work for someone, in some configuration?

I haven't tried out any of the distro packages but building openvas from source works for me.

Ian.




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