Source Install SMTP Setup

I am running 22.4 on Ubuntu 22.04 installed by source, not Docker. Which is the best way to setup email to use my internal Exchange Server for smtp relay from OpenVAS? Currently I have neither sendmail nor msmtp installed.


Install any “sendmail” pipe compatible MTA, so GVM can just deliver via Sendmail-Pipe. Your mail-setup depends in your skills and complexity, almost any MTA provides a sendmail binary for pipe delivery.

You can use postfix or exim as popular MTAs …

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I’m a Senior Systems Engineer at a hospital.

Are there any hooks I need to configure in GVM for this to work, i.e. reconfigure to not use your default web-based URL??

As an example, here is an example of how to set up the msmtp MTA:

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