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Thread: [HowTo] Installation procedure of OpenVAS on Kali Linux 2022.1

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    Lightbulb [HowTo] Installation procedure of OpenVAS on Kali Linux 2022.1

    I. POSTGRESQL.


    Start the service for the gvm module (Greenbone Vulnerability Management)

    To do this, open a terminal window:

    Code:
    sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql start




    II. INSTALLATION OF GVM.


    In a terminal window:

    Code:
    sudo apt install --install-recommends gvm -y




    Once the installation is complete, let's go to the setup check:

    Code:
    sudo gvm-check-setup




    Once the setup is complete you will have this type of output:




    To avoid a "FIX" error message on next boot:




    To do this, simply start the redis-server service:

    Code:
    sudo systemctl start redis-server@openvas.service




    Enable this same service on every boot:

    Code:
    sudo systemctl enable redis-server@openvas.service







    Perform a final check of the setup which will tell us that the installation is ok:




    Then let's add a "kali" user and his password: (by default but both need to be changed)

    Code:
    sudo runuser -u _gvm -- gvmd --create-user=kali --password=kali



    Once the installation is complete, let's go to the management console.

    To do this, open a web window and enter the following address:

    Code:
    https://127.0.0.1:9392/login




    Press ?Advanced? to accept the self-signed certificate despite the alert:




    Fill in the identifiers created previously:




    And here you are in the dashboard:




    If any time after a restart of your Kali Linux OpenVAS does not start, redo
    a setup check:


    Code:
    sudo gvm-check-setup

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