[Openvas-discuss] Connect via GSA-Desktop + Question on Scan Configs

Felix Wolfsteller felix.wolfsteller at greenbone.net
Fri Aug 6 08:44:47 CEST 2010


On Thursday 05 August 2010 14:46:38 Matthew Coene wrote:
> Felix,
>
> I gathered that would be the gist of how to edit a scan config as it is
> sort of similar to GSAD in terms of the layout / setup...  On my particular
> instance... The only buttons available on the Scan Config page are "Create"
> and "Delete", even if I make my own static, blank config.  Also I ran a
> test scan last night, the test came back with a "Done" status, it tells me
> there is a report for the scan.... Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be
> anyway to access it???  The only options in this case are seemingly to
> "Start" the task or "delete" it...
>
> ???
>

Sorry for the confusing answer Matt, my bad.
As Jan pointed out, we are at version 0.1 and Scan-Config editing is not there 
yet. Expect the full "GSA" functionality to drop in gsa-desktop at a steady 
rate (e.g. look at the commits, developement really goes relatively smooth 
and fast).

-- felix

> Matt
>
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>              Felix
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>                                       Matthew Coene <mcoene at bacardi.com>
>              08/05/2010 05:18                                      Subject
>              AM                       Re: [Openvas-discuss] Connect via
>                                       GSA-Desktop + Question on Scan
>                                       Configs
>
> On Wednesday 04 August 2010 19:21:22 Matthew Coene wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > I think I have just about everything working... excellent work all...
>
> thanks.
>
> > With the exception of a fantastic # of sql_x: sqlite3_step finished too
> > soon and "Gave up trying to gnutls_bye"
> >
> > messages, everything seems in working order...
>
> First message basically means something like "query did not return
> anything"
> and is really more for debugging purposes than anything else. Will e.g.
> happen when the GUI wants to enable you to select escalators but you do not
>
> have any defined. Don't worry, its not an error message.
>
> Also, do not worry about the other message. I think its just openvassd, who
> is
> a bit unpolite and quits conversations without saying good-bye.
>
> > Also... When logged into GSA Desktop I've noticed that I can create a new
> > Scan config that either includes everything and trends, or is empty and
> > static, but it isn't currently allowing me to modify the
> > plugin/nasl/toolset to customize or eliminate the useless selections
> > thereby speeding up the scans...??
>
> I do not understand the point. As long as a scan config is not already used
> in
> a task (!), you can modify it. Exceptions are the pre-built scan configs
> like "Full and Fast", which can never be modified.
>
> If you want to just employ, say, NVTs from the "FTP" family, create a
> "static,
> empty" config, click on the edit button and add the FTP family ... (there
> are
> some other options on the edit page, refer to the help).
>
> hth,
>   -- felix
>
> > Is this currently a limitation awaiting future implementation or might I
> > have some issue with something I've done??
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Matt
>
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