root@kali:~# apt-get update
root@kali:~# apt-get dist-upgrade
root@kali:~# apt-get install openvas
You will receive an initial password from the setup, write it down or copy it to a file for later use.
Data Base Updated
Restarting Greenbone Security Assistant: gsad.
User created with password ‘6062d074-0a4c-4de1-a26a-5f9f055b7c88’.
Check the port 9390-9392 are open.
root@kali:~# netstat -antp
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name
tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:9390 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 9583/openvasmd
tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:9391 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 9570/openvassd: Wai
tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:9392 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 9596/gsad
Starting the OpenVAS services
If you have already configured OpenVAS, you can simply start all the necessary services by running openvas-start.
– login failed. omp service is down
openvas-start command was time-out and you can not login the openvas page, issue the
openvas-setup again and see if it works.