openvas-mkcert man page

openvas-mkcert — Creates a scanner certificate

Synopsis

openvas-mkcert [-q] [-f]

Description

The OpenVAS Scanner protects its communication with clients by using SSL. SSL requires the scanner to present a certificate to the client, and the client can optionally present a certificate to the scanner.

This script openvas-mkcert creates a certificate authority (if none exists already) and generates the scanner certificate.

Options

-q quickly generates a new certificate, without asking any question

-f force overwriting of already existing certificate files

See Also

openvassd(8)openvas-mkcert-client(1)openssl(1)

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)

Author

openvas-mkcert was derived from nessus-mkcert which is was written by Michel Arboi <arboi@alussinan.org> and Renaud Deraison <deraison@cvs.nessus.org>

Referenced By

openvas-mkcert-client(1), openvassd(8).

January 2011 The OpenVAS Project User Manuals