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Reset admin password of OpenVAS

When I installed OpenVAS, I was prompted for a password, however the prompt errored out. I have installed OpenVAS and it is working properly, however I cant get in as admin (I created a new user and ...
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How can I add credentials for the enable password level of access to Cisco routers for openvas?

I just started playing with the OpenVAS virtual appliance. So I added credentials for ssh which will be used to access Cisco routers: So this will let OpenVAS login to user mode, but how will it ...
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Openvas ldap authentication configuration

I'm stuck in the process of Openvas ldap authentication configuration. I use the following openvas components version from upstream: openvas libraries - 8.0.3 openvas manager - 6.0.3 (both ...
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OpenVAS 7 failing to SSH into a test server

My local machine is hosting a Kali VM. I am trying to run local security tests using the VM's OpenVAS 7 on a server running Ubuntu 12.04.5. When I run SSH Authorization Test I get the following ...
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Is it worth running nessus as well as OpenVAS?

Apparently OpenVAS originated as a fork of Nessus. It is very easy to install and use OpenVAS because it's, well, open. However, am I kidding myself if I just use that instead of Nessus? Should I ...
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Lightweight alternatives to openvas [closed]

Are there any lightweight alternatives to openvas? openvas is decent, but is quite resource-hungry. The server is starting slow when there are lots of plugins. The GTK client eats 100% of CPU when ...
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How do I manually install and update plugin in OpenVAS3 without rsync?

I've been assigned a task of penetration testing a server using OpenVAS3. However, I am behind a corporate firewall and OpenVAS3 uses rsync to perform updates from rsync://rsync.openvas.org:/nvt-feed ...
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openVAS - Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability - false Alarm?

I performed a openVAS scan on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and got a report for a high threat level vulnerability called Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability. An remote ...
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Changing password in OpenVAS command line

I've been trying to find the right OAP command for changing the password for OpenVAS users. It is possible to change it the Greenbone Security Assistent interface. But i can't find it for doing it ...
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openVAS scan against new instance fails test (possible false positive) How to debug plug-in

I have openVAS installed from the atomic corp YUM repo, and it all seems to be functioning wonderfully, however I am seeing a single "Security Hole" which is that OpenVAS detects that "arora" is ...
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Missing Dependency Errors when Installing OpenVas Server

I'm trying to install OpenVAS on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5. I've successfully run yum install openvas-client, but yum install openvas-server prints the following errors: --> Finished Dependency ...