[Openvas-discuss] All hosts report dead, no report output.

David Hooker dhooker at ganart.com
Thu Aug 23 22:00:32 CEST 2012


On Thu, 2012-08-23 at 08:02 +0200, Michael Meyer wrote:
> *** David Hooker wrote:
> 
> > I'm new to openvas, and have recently just installed version 3.3.1 on a
> > Fedora 12 VM in our data center.  According to the openvas-check-setup,
> > everything is installed correctly and working fine.  (I had to install
> > NMAP 5.51 manually.)
> > 
> > Now, I've created a task to scan a target, and ran the task.  I have
> > nothing in the report.  I tried it against localhost.  Here's the
> > relevant log output:
> > 
> > [Wed Aug 22 19:51:35 2012][30524] user om starts a new scan. Target(s) :
> > localhost, with max_hosts = 20 and max_checks = 4
> > [Wed Aug 22 19:51:35 2012][30524] user om : testing 127.0.0.1
> > (::ffff:127.0.0.1) [30537]
> > [Wed Aug 22 19:51:35 2012][30537] user om : new KB will be saved
> > as /var/lib/openvas/users/om/kbs/127.0.0.1
> > [Wed Aug 22 19:51:36 2012][30537] user om : The remote host (127.0.0.1)
> > is dead
> 
> This is often related to selinux. Run the scan again with selinux
> disabled.
> 
> HTH
> 
> Micha
> 

That was it, thanks!

-David-





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