I tried to run the OpenVAS-Check-Setup 2.0.6 on Backtrack 5 R1, Here are my Results:
Step 1: Checking OpenVAS Scanner ...
OK: OpenVAS Scanner is present in version 3.2.3.
OK: OpenVAS Scanner CA Certificate is present as /usr/local/var/lib/openvas CA/cacert.pem.
OK: NVT collection in /usr/local/var/lib/openvas/plugins contains 22991 NVTs.
Step 2: Checking OpenVAS Manager ...
OK: OpenVAS Manager is present in version 2.0.4.
OK: OpenVAS Manager client certificate is present as /usr/local/var/lib/openvas/CA/clientcert.pem.
OK: OpenVAS Manager database found in /usr/local/var/lib/openvas/mgr/tasks.db.
OK: Access rights for the OpenVAS Manager database are correct.
OK: sqlite3 found, extended checks of the OpenVAS Manager installation enabled.
OK: OpenVAS Manager database is at revision 41.
OK: OpenVAS Manager expects database at revision 41.
OK: Database schema is up to date.
OK: OpenVAS Manager database contains information about 22991 NVTs.
OK: xsltproc found.
Step 3: Checking OpenVAS Administrator ...
OK: OpenVAS Administrator is present in version 1.1.1.
OK: At least one user exists.
OK: At least one admin user exists.
Step 4: Checking Greenbone Security Assistant (GSA) ...
OK: Greenbone Security Assistant is present in version 2.0.1.
Step 5: Checking OpenVAS CLI ...
OK: OpenVAS CLI version 1.1.2.SVN.r.
Step 6: Checking Greenbone Security Desktop (GSD) ...
OK: Greenbone Security Desktop is present in Version 1.2.0.
Step 7: Checking if OpenVAS services are up and running ...
OK: netstat found, extended checks of the OpenVAS services enabled.
OK: OpenVAS Scanner is running and listening on all interfaces.
OK: OpenVAS Scanner is listening on port 9391, which is the default port.
OK: OpenVAS Manager is running and listening on all interfaces.
OK: OpenVAS Manager is listening on port 9390, which is the default port.
OK: OpenVAS Administrator is running and listening on all interfaces.
OK: OpenVAS Administrator is listening on port 9393, which is the default port.
ERROR: Greenbone Security Assistant is NOT running!
FIX: Start Greenbone Security Assistant (gsad).
ERROR: Your OpenVAS-4 installation is not yet complete!
Please follow the instructions marked with FIX above and run this
I tried running "gsad" and "gsad --mport 9390 -v" however it says "Aborted" every time!
This is really annoying because I upgraded to Backtrack 5 R1 from Backtrack 5 and now I have no vulnerability assessment tools...No more Nessus either.