check_omp man page

check_omp ā€” OMP command line tool to support Nagios core for OpenVAS


check_omp Options


check_omp is a OMP command line tool specifically designed to support Nagios core in order to integrate vulnerability scan results into system monitoring.

Basically, check_omp works the same like the "omp" command line tool.


-H, --host=HOST

Connect to OpenVAS Manager on host HOST.

-p, --port=PORT

Connect to OpenVAS Manager on port PORT.

-u, --username=USER

Use the username USER to access the OpenVAS Manager.

-w, --password=PASSWORD

Use the password PASSWORD to access the OpenVAS Manager. If the password is not set as parameter, it will be requested interactively.

-O, --ping

Ping the manager.

-t, --timout=SECONDS

Wait SECONDS for response (0 disables timeout).

-n, --name=NAME

Use NAME as the name for the newly created task.

-T, --task=TASK

Report status of task TASK.

-F, --host-filter=IP

Report last report status of host IP.


Include overrides (N: 0=no, 1=yes).

-d, --details

Include connection details in output.

-l, --report-link

Include URL of report in output.


Include DFN-CERT IDs on vulnerabilities in output.


Include OIDs of NVTs finding vulnerabilities in output.


Include descriptions of NVTs finding vulnerabilities in output.


Include log messages in output.


Include timestamp of scan end in output.


Trust vendor security updates for automatic false positive filtering (0=No, 1=full match, 2=partial).

-e, --empty-as-unknown

Respond with UNKNOWN on empty results.


Report status of task.

-A, --use-asset-management

Request host status via Asset Management.


Report status by trend (default).


Report status by last report.

-V, --version

Print version.

-v, --verbose

Verbose messages (WARNING: may reveal passwords).


Turn status UNKNOWN into status CRITICIAL.

-?, --help

Show help.


omp --username foobar --trend

Connect to the OpenVAS Manager as user foobar and ask for trend.

See Also

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

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