Openvas scan can't detect hosts

Hello everyone , I need some assistance, it’s my first time using gvm and I am trying to use Openvas to scan my local network (No firewalls) just normal test scanning, i’m using a metasploitable 2 VM as a target and working on my KALI 2021.1 machine. but scan reports always return 0 (i’ve tried other vulnerable machines like vicnum) and no hosts are detected, i’ve checked every solution online :

  • ICMP pings between machines work just fine
  • nmap is up and running (default on kali)
  • selinux is disabled
  • i’m using default scanning
    i don’t know what else i can do, thank you in advance

OS :
$ grep VERSION /etc/os-release

GVM version
$ openvas -V
OpenVAS 21.4.1
gvm-libs 21.4.1

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