[Openvas-discuss] Firewall scanning
matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Mon Oct 25 18:51:17 CEST 2010
> I am accessing the home office firewall, from the outside, using the
> branch office internet connection (which is seperate from the network).
> The home office firewall external addresses to not respond to a ping
> (they are configured that way)...and I think that may be the issue for
> the portscanners?
If you're using GSA with one of the predefined configs then
Mark unrechable Hosts as dead (not scanning)
will be set to "yes" in 220.127.116.11.4.1.25618.104.22.168315 (Ping Host), which may
explain the behaviour.
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