GVM-9 (end-of-life, initial release 2017-03-07)

Greenbone Vulnerability Management version 9 (GVM-9) is end-of-life. It will not get any additional public releases. Please upgrade to a newer version of GVM.

GVM is developed for and as part of the commercial product line Greenbone Security Manager. It is developed by Greenbone and licensed as Open Source.

GVM is published as regularly update and tested source code releases. This is the recommended publication.

It is also available as latest source code repository state, but which is not fully tested and may show unexpected behavior.

  • Supported Greenbone Management Protocol (GMP) version: 7.0
  • Supported Open Scanner Protocol (OSP) version: 1.1

Source Code Release

Source Code Repository

Installing Source Code

For installation from source code, it is recommended and assumed that you are familiar with the procedure to build and install software from the actual source code.

Both procedures, building from source code release and building from source code repository follow the same common way.

After download enter each main directory and follow the instructions in the “INSTALL” and “README” files.

Typically you will need to install various missing dependencies such as development libraries. The configuration process tries to help you to find out about what is missing.

If you run into trouble, search category Source Code Edition for a solution and if not found, raise your question there.

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