[Openvas-discuss] Severity in error, access denied when scanning any remote hosts

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Fri Aug 14 17:13:51 CEST 2015

Well, check out openvas logfiles? Usually located at /var/log/openvas/*

14.8.2015 6.09 ip. "Jeremy MJ" <jskier at gmail.com> kirjoitti:

> I'm attempting to try out OpenVAS in ArchLinux. Everything is setup and
> running, but when I go to scan a host outside of my OpenVAS host, it fails,
> complaining about access being denied to a host(s) in the logs. The
> severity progress bar only displays an error in the gui.
> OpenVAS is running as root, so I don't see what could be wrong on the OS
> side. I'm running Greenbone as admin / all access as well. I have tried
> both discovery and credential scans, neither seem to work.
> Nmap 6.47
> OpenVAS component versions:
> https://www.archlinux.org/packages/?sort=&arch=x86_64&q=openvas&maintainer=&flagged=
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> --
> Jeremy MJ
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