[Openvas-discuss] Some OpenVAS questions

Michael Meyer michael.meyer at intevation.de
Wed Oct 21 19:03:24 CEST 2009


*** Michiel van Es <michiele at info.nl> wrote:
> From: Michael Meyer <michael.meyer at intevation.de>

> >> But I don't get an .sql file..maybe I use it the wrong way?
> > 
> > You can use '-T xml', parse the XML-Report e.g. with perl and *then*
> > store the results in your database.
> 
> I tried it with:
> OpenVAS-Client -q 127.0.0.1 9390 admin geheim007
> /root/scripts/audits/networks/bcm.txt -p -P -S -T xml bcm_results.xml
> 
> But got no bcm_results.xml :(
> Only ouput to screen

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| OpenVAS-Client -T xml -q 127.0.0.1 9390 <user> <pass> /path/to/targetFile /path/to/result.xml
`---|

and you get a result.xml.

,---[ result.xml ]
| <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
| <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="openvas-report.xsl"?>
| <openvas-report version="1.0">
|       <info>
|                <openvasd>
|                        <version></version>
|                        <openvas-libnasl>3.0.0.beta4</openvas-libnasl>
|                        <openvas-libraries>3.0.0.beta4</openvas-libraries>
|                        <thread>fork</thread>
|                </openvasd>
| [...]
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It seems not to be possible to use both '-p' and '-P' at the same
time. If i use both i only get the list of server and plugin preferences. 
'-S' seems also not to work with '-P'. I get non-SQL output for '-S -P'.

'-S -p' works as expected.

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| mime at kira:~ % OpenVAS-Client -p -S -q 127.0.0.1 9390 <user> <pass>
| DROP TABLE IF EXISTS plugins;
| CREATE TABLE plugins (
| [...]
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Micha

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