[Openvas-discuss] How to Install OpenVAS Server, libraries and other components on Fedora Core 13?

Matthew Mundell matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Fri Mar 25 06:30:38 CET 2011

> I have been trying to install & configure BUNCH of OpenVAS packages,
> without any success or clue on how to go with configuring them and in
> what sequence. Have downloaded and unzipped all the 7 component packages.
> The individual package directories don't have executable Install or
> Configure files (sorry for my ignorance!); although have been using the
> straight-forward installation/configuration of Nessus!

It's much easier to install from binary packages than from source.  There
are Fedora packages listed at


with install instructions further down the page


> Have already posted a request for any Installation Manual for OpenVAS,
> but couldn't got any reply on that.

Michael Wiegand replied, but only to the list.  Did you see his email?


Basically, read the INSTALL and README files in each of the component
archives that you downloaded.

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