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OpenVas -Host from xml file creating help

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#1 Safejack


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Posted 28 March 2017 - 08:13 AM



Hope all is well, not sure if this is the correct section to ask this question i recently installed OpenVAS on CentOS

while using the web interface i saw there is a option to import a file where you can add host to, so instead of adding the

IPs one by one, you can put them in a file and run them all together.


My question is this: how do i setup up the xml file with 50+ IPs in the correct format ?

I have tried many ways and google to no avail, one of the ways i have tried is below :


146.232.xxx.xxx, 146.232.xxx.xxx, 146.232.xxx.xxx, 146.232.xxx.xxx, 146.232.xxx.xxx,


i get the following error when i try to create :


Operation: Create Target

Status code: 400

Status message: Error in host specification



Thank you in advance for the assistance.

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#2 Didier Stevens

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 02:26 AM

No, this is not the right forum. I suggest you try in the Linux forum.

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