[Openvas-discuss] Cannot attach to remote openvassd instances, but local scans possible

Brandon Perry bperry.volatile at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 16:29:13 CEST 2010


I was actually misunderstanding what '-a' did and now have it working.
I apologize for the noise.

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 8:40 AM, Brandon Perry
<bperry.volatile at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am able to run local scans using openvas 3.x from the opensuse build
> service repo.
>
> If I try to attach a remote host on my network, I get the following error:
>
> root at w00den-server:/# openvassd -a 192.168.0.100
> All plugins loaded
> bind() failed : Cannot assign requested address
> root at w00den-server:/#
>
> This also happens on my main host (192.168.0.100) attaching to my
> server (192.168.0.103), both of which are running Ubuntu.
>
> I can however attach to 127.0.0.1 just fine (openvassd -a 127.0.0.1).
>
>
> Has anyone run into this before?
>
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