I have Openvas 5.1.1 (gui: Greenbone Security Assistant Version 7.0.2).
It misidentifies my linux server as a printer. Scan result includes
Solution If you want to scan the remote host, uncheck the 'Exclude printers from scan' option within the 'Global variable settings' and re-scan it.
Using the web UI, I can see the settings:
but I can't find out how to change it. The configuration files doesn't include any such option:
root@kali:~# find / -name openvas*conf /etc/openvas/openvasmd_log.conf /etc/openvas/openvassd.conf root@kali:~# root@kali:~# cat /etc/openvas/openvassd.conf kb_location=/var/run/redis/redis.sock
Actually the documentation doesn't include that option for the
openvassd.conf file, at all: http://www.openvas.org/compendium/advanced-configuration-server.html