[Openvas-discuss] Why is OpenVAS is missing obvious open ports?

Whit Blauvelt whit at transpect.com
Fri Aug 3 15:30:51 CEST 2012


On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 03:01:15PM +0200, Henri Doreau wrote:

> do you have nmap installed on the scanner box? Although nmap is not a
> hard requirement for OpenVAS, the scanner is able to leverage it and
> this can dramatically improve accuracy of the network exploration
> phase.

Thanks for the suggestion.

The Atom process resulted in nmap 5.51 being installed. Does OpenVAS require
special configuration to use it?

Whit




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