Unable to start Greenbone

Hi I have installed the Greenbone using this link

All worked fine and I am able to see the web console on :5392 port. The issue is that when I try to use username and password admin, it shows me error

The Greenbone Vulnerability Manager service is not responding. This could be due to system maintenance. Please try again later, check the system status, or contact your system administrator.

I have seen multiple forums but I don’t know what could be the issue.
Please help


we can’t support external docs. You can find our maintained docs at https://greenbone.github.io/docs/latest/

I just will give you some information:

  • most external docs are heavily outdated and/or containing wrong/erroneous information
  • the standard port for our web application is 9392
  • by default it listens for http on localhost
  • if our web application is giving you the error Greenbone Vulnerability Manager service is not responding it means that the gvmd daemon is not running or not responding. You should take a look at /var/log/gvm/gvmd.log
  • if there is no file at /var/log/gvm/gvmd.log it either hasn’t been started or your docs are using a different location for the log file
  • if the gvmd daemon isn’t running you need also take a look at your docs on howto start it
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