[Openvas-discuss] which distro works best?

Allon Moritz - First Security allon.moritz at first-security.com
Wed Aug 3 12:04:55 CEST 2011

In our company we are using centos and have been installing openvas from the
atomic repository. We only needed the manager, administrator and greenbone
security assistant packages. All are working quite well.



Allon Moritz


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[mailto:openvas-discuss-bounces at wald.intevation.org] Im Auftrag von Peter
Gesendet: Freitag, 29. Juli 2011 04:33
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Betreff: [Openvas-discuss] which distro works best?


Hello, I'm trying to set up openvas. I've tried the instructions on
http://www.openvas.org/install-packages.html for Centos/yum, and got failed
dependencies. Then I tried Ubuntu/apt-get, and got


Package openvas-scanner is not available, but is referred to by another

This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or

is only available from another source


E: Unable to locate package greenbone-security-assistant

E: Unable to locate package gsd

E: Unable to locate package openvas-cli

E: Unable to locate package openvas-manager

E: Package 'openvas-scanner' has no installation candidate

E: Unable to locate package openvas-administrator


So which distro works currently, when following the instructions on




Peter Collins 

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