[Openvas-discuss] Slave issue

Matthew Mundell matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Thu Mar 17 06:09:53 CET 2011

> I have run some test scans to see if they all perform as expected.
> Vas1 runs beautifully.


> However, when attempting to scan a task using Vas2, it schedules the
> scan, starts it, and then immediately says completed. No scanning takes
> place according to the openvassd.log
> There aren't any errors in the logs.
> Vas2 has been built identical to Vas1 (manually however)
> Nmap from vas1 mirror's the nmap of the same device from vas2
> The library configs have been checked and are identical.
> The packages installed are identical as well.
> Iptables is disabled on both machines, I am just not sure where the
> breakdown is.
> The manager connects as the netstat output shows, but it doesn't
> actually scan anything.
> Database has been initialized and updated on both vas1 and vas2 after
> the nvt download.
> I haven't finished configuring vas3 yet, until I know vas2 is working.
> Any ideas?

Maybe try run a scan directly on vas2.  You could also check the Manager
logs on vas1 and vas2.

Are there any NVTs selected by the config of the vas2 task?

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