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Man page of OpenVAS-MKCERT

OpenVAS-MKCERT

Section: User Manuals (8)
Updated: January 2011
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NAME

openvas-mkcert - Creates a scanner certificate

 

SYNOPSIS

openvas-mkcert [ -q ] [ -f ]

 

DESCRIPTION

The OpenVAS Scanner protects its communication with clients by using SSL. SSL requires the scanner to present a certificate to the client, and the client can optionally present a certificate to the scanner.

This script openvas-mkcert creates a certificate authority (if none exists already) and generates the scanner certificate.

 

OPTIONS

-q quickly generates a new certificate, without asking any question

-f force overwriting of already existing certificate files

 

SEE ALSO

openvassd(8), openvas-mkcert-client(1), openssl(1)

 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OpenVAS PROJECT

The canonical places where you will find more information about the OpenVAS project are:
http://www.openvas.org/ (Official site)

 

AUTHOR

openvas-mkcert was derived from nessus-mkcert which is was written by Michel Arboi <arboi@alussinan.org> and Renaud Deraison <deraison@cvs.nessus.org>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OpenVAS PROJECT
AUTHOR

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Time: 07:34:21 GMT, September 13, 2011

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