The greenbone feed update is not done completely . The update process completes after one sync itself . There is no error after the command execution either .Below is the scapdata-sync execution .
Greenbone community feed server - http://feed.community.greenbone.net/
This service is hosted by Greenbone Networks - http://www.greenbone.net/
All transactions are logged.
If you have any questions, please use the Greenbone community portal.
See https://community.greenbone.net for details.
By using this service you agree to our terms and conditions.
Only one sync per time, otherwise the source ip will be temporarily blocked.
receiving incremental file list
13 100% 1.59kB/s 0:00:00 (xfr#1, to-chk=0/1)
sent 43 bytes received 113 bytes 24.00 bytes/sec
total size is 13 speedup is 0.08
So as of now the feed has not been updated since 22 days .
Can I know the solution for this issue ?
openvas installed details
gsa - 7.0.3
openavs-scanner - 5.1.3
We update the database everytime before the scan .Facing this issue for the first time.
September 22, 2020, 7:25am
this happened 22 days ago:
We are seeing no further transitions from old server
feed.openvas.org to new server feed.community.greenbone.net. Since the server will simply not be available beyond September 30th, we decided the following steps to make all users of the deprecated server aware of the situation:
On September 1st 2020 we stop updating the Greenbone Community Feed as served via feed.openvas.org.
On the same day we add a VT that alerts for any scanned host a highest severity and it will inform about the opti…
As a workaround for now ,I have patched new URL in the sync routines as mentioned in the topic you pasted . But that seems to be not working .
What is the latest revision we should be updated to ?
Or the feed updates will be provided post September 30th ?
feed.community.greenbone.net is not reachable .
September 24, 2020, 9:00am
you are using an outdated and unsupported version of our software. It
may be possible that the feed is incompatible with the version you are using. Please update at least to GVM 11 or even better GVM 20.08 (stable, initial release 2020-08-12)
Thanks for response .
But we also have version GVM 11 installed . And I made the URL changes in the sync routines . But that seems to be not working .
New observation : NVT feed status has disappeared .
Installed version details :
GVM Libraries 11.0.0
Greenbone Vulnerability Manager 9.0.0
Greenbone Security Assistant 9.0.0
OpenVAS SMB 1.0.5
Can I know the issue please ?
September 24, 2020, 6:06pm
If no NVT feed status is showing up there then this means the
greenbone-nvt-sync command isn’t working anymore / doesn’t return the expected data. I guess some syntax error or similar slipped in while doing the URL changes in the sync routines.
Instead of manually editing the files it is recommended to update this outdated versions:
to the more recent ones listed here:
Greenbone Vulnerability Management version 11 (GVM-11) is the old stable major release. GVM is developed for and as part of the commercial product line
Greenbone Security Manager. It is developed by Greenbone and licensed as Free Software/Open Source.
GVM 11 will retire at the end of 2020.
GVM is published as regularly updated and tested source code releases.
It is also available as latest source code repository state, which is not fully tested and may show unexpected behavior.
So, I seem to be unable to see the new feed system.
using: 20.08.0, Manager DB revision 223
any assistance would be great.
feed openvas org is pingable and traceable all the way
80 157 131 229
po1-2064 ccr1 whp26 fra iag eu
dl greenbone net
feed community greenbone net “failed to connect to feed community greenbone net”
tracing fails after:
80 157 131 229
October 14, 2020, 3:45am
I think something is down today.
I get rsync: failed to connect to
feed.community.greenbone.net (18.104.22.168): Connection refused (111)
October 14, 2020, 8:55am
That is telling you nothing, we have a Enterprise Firewall before the new feed server. You need to check the service port with rsync or try to do a TCP connect with netcat.
October 14, 2020, 8:56am
Please check your firewall and other active network components.
Can you explain with a little more details ? What does this mean wrt NVT not showing up in the status feed ?
November 16, 2020, 8:41am
If the “NVT” row is missing on the “Feed Status” table then the call of the following command failed by
You might find some info why the call failed in the
gvmd.log (probably located somewhere at
A few common issues could be:
Wrong permissions (User running
gvmd doesn’t have any permissions to run that script)
Filename not found within the PATH of the user running
Wrongly done modifications to that file
November 20, 2020, 8:20pm
“greenbone-nvt-sync --feedversion” gives me 202009151007.
feed.openvas.org is not reachable, so is feed.community.greenbone.net (at least there´s no ping reply).
OpenVAS is v9.0.3, this is the latest stable release coming with the Rasperry Pi OS/Debian Stretch.
a) a manual way of editing the feed source URL?
b) a Raspberry Pi compatible repository I can add to update to a newer version than provided by the default apt repository for my OS?
November 20, 2020, 9:11pm
I suggest you read the text before posting such a statement here.
November 20, 2020, 10:48pm
Oh hi Lukas, you must be the boss round here. I know the reason (server shutdown, need for updating) and read all the text. Did you read my questions?
Thank you very much for the warm welcome.