[Openvas-discuss] Internal error

Matthew Mundell matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Tue Jan 31 21:48:52 CET 2012

> I have done multiple scans, but everytime our ESX server (located in HP
> BladeEnclosure) crashed every time, so we have now had a HP technician to
> look at it...
> Now, I get a internal error from my scan, within 1st minute of the scan:
> # tail /var/log/openvas/openvasmd.log
> md   main:CRITICAL:2012-01-30 23h00.35 utc:21864: handle_sigabrt: abort

This is something wrong, but maybe caused by ESX.  If you enable full
logging you might be able to figure out what's going on.

> 1. Anyone who can see from this what went wrong ?
> 2. Is there anywhere else I can look for clues ?
> 3. How can I run a scan in debug-mode to troubleshoot further ?

Make the levels in etc/openvas/openvasmd_log.conf 128, and run openvasmd
with -v.

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