OpenVAS Scans

OpenVAS Scans

You can scan your network using the in-built OpenVAS scanner that will generate vulnerability reports which you can download. Navigate to the Manage > Scans menu. You will see a list of previously executed scans with the status and scan report.

Create OpenVAS Scan

Follow the procedure to create a new OpenVAS scan for your appliance:

  1. Navigate to the Manage > Scans menu in your appliance. Click on Create OpenVAS Scan tab. You will see the New OpenVAS Scan window.
  2. Give a name to the scan.
  3. Choose a scan target. Following are your options:
    1. Subnet – provide a subnet IP address to target the scan.
    2. IP range – provide a range of IP addresses to target the scan.
    3. IP list – provide a comma separated list of IP addresses to target the scan.
  4. Select the appliance from the dropdown.
  5. Click the Start scan now button.
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