[Openvas-discuss] Task requested but only starts after 10 min

Matthew Mundell matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Thu Jun 14 20:44:19 CEST 2012


> >> What I'm looking for is the "correct" way to triggers scan on OpenVAS
> >> without having to wait that 10minute delay each time.
> > What you're doing is "correct".
> By correct you mean we can work something better?

What you are doing is the standard way.  The GSA does it this way, for
example.

> > You could also use the same OMP connection
> > multiple times.  That way the Manager would only connect to the Scanner the
> > first time.
> That way we only face the 10 minutes delay the first time?

Yes.

> > A new connection each time is more resistant to bugs and leaks
> > in the Manager though.
> But we'll face the 10 minutes delay at each connection?

Yes.

This should speed up considerably in the future, if that's any consolation.

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