[Openvas-discuss] Not scanning machines which don't respond to pings

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Aug 10 18:21:46 CEST 2012



Am 10.08.2012 18:59, schrieb Matthew Mundell:
> In the "Ping Host" NVT in the "Port scanners" family of the config is an
> option "Mark unrechable Hosts as dead (not scanning)".  Change that to
> "no".  You'll have to make a new config though, in order to edit it.

and this is a MAJOR misdesign

99 out of 100 scanning their own machines do not need
100% compareable results and would be much happier
when they would not lose their config everytime a
simple change is needed


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