OpenVAS
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OpenVAS is a software framework including several services and tools for vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management.

Parameters

  1. OpenVAS host (required) - The hostname or IP address of the OpenVAS server.
  2. OpenVAS user name and OpenVAS password (required) - The user name and password for an account to connect to OpenVAS.
  3. SSH user name and SSH password (optional) - The username and password to connect with SSH to the remote machine where OpenVAS is installed. Relevant only when the OpenVAS connection protocol is SSH.
  4. OpenVAS connection protocol (required, default: TLS) - Whether to connect over TLS or SSH to OpenVAS. When SSH is selected, the SSH user name and SSH password fields are required.
  5. Port - (optional, default: 9390) - The port used in the connection.
    • When this field is not empty, the port configured will be used.
    • When this field is empty, port 9390 will be used when OpenVAS connection protocol is set to TLS.
    • When this field is empty, port 22 will be used when OpenVAS connection protocol is set to SSH.
  6. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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