I just installed openvas for the first time, however, I have hit a wall and am unable to start gvm initially it was the database error which was saying
ERROR: The default PostgreSQL version is not 13 required by libgvmd
I managed to fix the issue with the following solution
sudo nano /etc/postgresql/13/main/postgresql.conf and change the port to 5432.
sudo nano /etc/postgresql/12/main/postgresql.conf and change the port to 5433 (or any other port which is free).
sudo systemctl restart postgresql
However the problem persist, when I
I get the error message saying:
ERROR: No users found. You need to create at least one user to log in.
FIX: create a user by running ‘sudo runuser -u _gvm – gvmd --create-user= --password=’
ERROR: Your GVM-21.4.2 installation is not yet complete!
Please follow the instructions marked with FIX above and run this
I did just that and I am still unable to start gvm, attached you will see the screenshots, please let me know if I am doing something wrong.
The gvm-check-setup: line 352: [: too many arguments looks like an issue in the mentioned gvm-check-setup script.
Please note that this script isn’t provided / maintained by Greenbone (anymore). The newer version / variant of this script seems to be maintained by the Kali package maintainer of GVM now. For any issues found within the gvm-check-setup (and gvm-run as well) please open a new issue at https://bugs.kali.org.
For the Job for gvmd.service failed because the control process exited with error code. error seen while running gvm-run (missed that initially) the output is giving some hints where to look for any possible issues:
See "systemctl status gvmd.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.
There is a gvmd.log as well (location should be something like /var/log/gvm/gvmd.log) which could provide additional info.