[Openvas-discuss] can not login to openvas server

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Thu Jul 31 23:59:42 CEST 2008


Hello Pascal,

On Wednesday 23 July 2008 12:21, Pascal Bovet [MikeHorn] wrote:
> I've the same problem as described on thread:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/openvas-discuss@wald.intevation.org/msg00397.ht
>ml
>
> i created a user with nessus, tried to login (with running nessusd) and
> everything worked. i stoped nessusd, copied the user to openvas, started
> openvasd tried again, doesn't work..

note that the problem described under the URL above was about unencrypted
access. In contrast to Nessus OpenVAS does not allow unencrypted access.

> nessuslog says:
> [Wed Jul 23 11:29:06 2008][15962] connection from 127.0.0.1
> [Wed Jul 23 11:29:06 2008][17210] Client requested protocol version 12.
> [Wed Jul 23 11:29:06 2008][17210] successful login of test from 127.0.0.1
> [Wed Jul 23 11:29:10 2008][17210] Communication closed by client
>
>
> opvaslog says:
> [Wed Jul 23 11:30:40 2008][17857] connection from 127.0.0.1
> [Wed Jul 23 11:30:40 2008][18494] Client requested protocol version 12.
> [Wed Jul 23 11:30:40 2008][18494] bad login attempt from 127.0.0.1

hm, there should be some other log info for unencryped access.

> $ cat /var/lib/nessus/users/test/auth/hash
> d57282a6ca65d6caeb48fad352821c89 a380ec87f21022701f95780e592f5f1b
>
> $ cat /var/lib/openvas/users/test/auth/hash
> d57282a6ca65d6caeb48fad352821c89 a380ec87f21022701f95780e592f5f1b
>
> same result, when i create the user with openvas-adduser..
> i can't login into openvas server, but login to nessus server with same
> login works without problem..

Can you retry with a simple user (password) and with encrypted connection?

You should use the newest OpenVAS-Client.

Best

	Jan

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