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Man page of openvasad

openvasad

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NAME

openvasad - Administrator daemon of the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS)  

SYNOPSIS

openvasad OPTIONS  

DESCRIPTION

The core task of OpenVAS Scanner (openvassd(8)) within the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is the actual scan process.

The OpenVAS Administrator is intended to simplify the configuration and administration of an OpenVAS Scanner both on a local installation as well as on a remote system by supplying functionality for user management and feed management. It can run as a daemon as well a standalone commandline interface.

When run as a daemon, OpenVAS Administrator will serve clients using the OpenVAS Administrator Protocol (OAP).  

OPTIONS

-a, --listen=ADDRESS
Listen on ADDRESS.
-p, --port=NUMBER
Listen on port number NUMBER.
-f, --foreground
Run as daemon in the foreground.
-c, --command=COMMAND
Execute OAP command COMMAND (e.g. add_user, remove_user, list_users).
-u, --username=NAME
Username when creating, editing or removing a user.
-w, --password=PASSWORD
Password for the new user when creating a new user. If the password is not supplied on the command line, it will be requested interactively.
-t, --account=NAME:PASSWORD
Username and password for new user (overrides -n and -w).
-r, --role=ROLE
Role when creating or modifying a user. Must be either User or Admin.
--rules-file=FILE
File containing the rules for the user.
--users-dir=DIRECTORY
Directory containing the OpenVAS user data.
--scanner-config-file=FILE
File containing supplemental OpenVAS Scanner configuration.
-s, --sync-script=FILE
Script to use for NVT feed synchronization.
-F, --feed-version
Print version of the installed NVT feed.
-S, --sync-feed
Synchronize the installed NVT feed.
-T, --print-sync-status
Print the synchronization status of the installed NVT feed.
--enable-modify-settings
Enable the OAP MODIFY_SETTINGS command.
-v, --verbose
Verbose messages.
-V, --version
Print version.
-?, --help
Show help.
 

EXAMPLES

openvasad --port 9393

Serve OMP clients on port 9393.  

SEE ALSO

openvassd(8) openvasmd(8) gsad(8) omp(8) gsd(8)  

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) http://wald.intevation.org/projects/openvas/ (Development Platform)  

COPYRIGHT

The OpenVAS Administrator is released under the GNU GPL, version 2, or, at your option, any later version.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OPENVAS PROJECT
COPYRIGHT

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

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