[Openvas-discuss] Reverse DNS lookups?

Matthew Mundell matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Thu Aug 11 19:25:27 CEST 2011

> > I've setup openvas on a server here to scan our DMZ for
> > vulnerabilities, and while it works well, it lists hosts by their IP
> > and not hostname. We have reverse DNS setup correctly.
> >
> > How can I tell OpenVAS to do a reverse lookup for me, so I won't need
> > to remember all the IPs or look them up manually?
> Anyone?

With the new host details facilities OpenVAS does store the hostnames.  You
could try out the OpenVAS-5 experimental releases.

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