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Re: Nessus & potato

You do need to install nessusd on the machine you are going to scan, right?


On Tue, 06 Jun 2000, Dan Christensen wrote:
> "nate@firetrail.com" <nate@firetrail.com> writes:
> > anybody gotten this to work? if so what did you do? i can't get it to
> > login..i added a user (test/test) but it wont let me login.
> I didn't try nessus with potato, but with woody I am having no trouble
> logging in.  I made the user name for nessus the same as my linux
> user name---not sure if that is why it works for me and not for you.
> BUT, I can't get nessus to actually do a scan successfully.  When
> I click on "Start the scan" I get "COMMUNICATION ERROR 20091:
> Received EOF when block was expected".
> I don't know if it is related, but when I start nessusd I get the
> warning "open : No such file or directory" and then it stays running
> and accepts logins.
> Does anybody know how to fix this?  I'm just sent in a bugreport...
> Dan

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