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  1. Disable SELINUX (edit /etc/selinux/config) and reboot
  2. Update your CentOS installation and reboot if necessary
yum -y update
  1. Add Atomicorp repo (see https://wiki.atomicorp.com/wiki/index.php/Atomic)
wget -q -O - https://www.atomicorp.com/installers/atomic | sh
  1. Install the follow packages
yum install -y wget bzip2 texlive net-tools alien gnutls-utils
  1. Install OpenVAS 9
yum install openvas -y
  1. edit /etc/redis.conf. Add/uncomment the following
unixsocket /tmp/redis.sock
unixsocketperm 700
  1. Restart Redis
systemctl enable redis && systemctl restart redis
  1. Follow instructions and remember your admin password. If rsync throws error, check that your network allows outgoing TCP 873 to internet
openvas-setup
  1. Open firewall port for tcp/9392
firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=9392/tcp
firewall-cmd --reload
firewall-cmd --list-port

Go to:

https://<IP-ADDRESS>:9392 and login.
  1. To verify your OpenVAS setup, run
openvas-check-setup --v9

Related link: https://forums.atomicorp.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=8539#p44057

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