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ospd-openvas is an OSP server implementation to allow GVM to remotely control an OpenVAS Scanner
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This is an OSP server implementation to allow GVM to remotely control an OpenVAS Scanner, see https://github.com/greenbone/openvas-scanner.

Once running, you need to configure the Scanner for the Greenbone Vulnerability Manager, for example via the web interface Greenbone Security Assistant. Then you can create scan tasks to use this scanner.

Installation

Requirements

Python 3.5 and later is supported.

Beyond the ospd base library, ospd-openvas has dependencies on the following Python packages:

  • redis
  • psutil

There are no special installation aspects for this module beyond the general installation guide for ospd-based scanners.

Please follow the general installation guide for ospd-based scanners:

https://github.com/greenbone/ospd/blob/master/doc/INSTALL-ospd-scanner.md

Usage

There are no special usage aspects for this module beyond the generic usage guide.

Please follow the general usage guide for ospd-based scanners:

https://github.com/greenbone/ospd/blob/master/doc/USAGE-ospd-scanner.md

Support

For any question on the usage of ospd-openvas please use the Greenbone Community Portal. If you found a problem with the software, please create an issue on GitHub. If you are a Greenbone customer you may alternatively or additionally forward your issue to the Greenbone Support Portal.

Maintainer

This project is maintained by Greenbone Networks GmbH.

Contributing

Your contributions are highly appreciated. Please create a pull request on GitHub. Bigger changes need to be discussed with the development team via the issues section at GitHub first.

For development you should use pipenv to keep you python packages separated in different environments. First install pipenv via pip

pip install --user pipenv

Afterwards run

pipenv install --dev

in the checkout directory of ospd-openvas (the directory containing the Pipfile) to install all dependencies including the packages only required for development.

License

Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

Licensed under the GNU General Public License v2.0 or later.

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