[Openvas-distro] Testing OpenVAS OBS packages
matthew.mundell at greenbone.net
Thu Feb 10 08:58:26 CET 2011
> > > > 2) Create client certificates and the om user for the manager so it can
> > > > talk to the scanner.
> > >
> > > openvas-mkcert-client is in -scanner so -manager can't rely on it being
> > > installed.
> > Surely the Manager package depends on the Scanner package, so
> > openvas-mkcert-client will be installed.
> No, cause there's no reason that -scanner has to be installed on the same
The package could assume that the Scanner is running on localhost, and just
generate the certificates. Someone running them on separate machines will
have to sort it out manually.
It could check to see if there's an openvas-mkcert-client available, and
It could work similarly for Manager starting the Scanner.
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