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gsad: Greenbone Security Assistant 21.4.4
gvmd: Greenbone Vulnerability Manager 21.4.5
openvas-scanner: OpenVAS 21.4.4
Kernel: Linux rimdub-vs-02 5.4.0-58-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 9 08:16:25 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Installation method / source: source
can somebody please explain the various settings in the scanner preferences? my scans some of them are taking a long time 12+ hours and i think that timeout has to be decreased.