Openvas-plugins mailing list seems close. Did we have other channel of communication?


I wanted to check with you guys about the possibility/interest of sharing/creating an NVT script.

According to the page a good starting point is the mailing list hosted on

In the later link the mailing list indicate that "This mailing list was closed September 30th 2018. "

I just want to know if the discussion move elsewhere ?

Hi and welcome at the new community portal,

quoting there from the last announcement related to the closing of the ML:

this is a reminder:

Only 9 days to go until this mailing list is shut down.

The community forum is already very active.
Lets meet there! :

so you already have found the new home of discussions around VT development. :+1:

Just to summarize:

  1. is deprecated and probably will be removed soon. New content will be maintained in VT Development and probably split into separate topics at some point in the future.

  2. If you have plugin/VT specific questions related to development, VT requests or false positive/false negative reports you can use the following category:

  3. If you have issues with the Feed (e.g. slow sync, no sync at all or similar) you can use the following category:

  4. And finally when having question on how plugins/VTs are used (e.g. how the scanner is starting them) you can use the following category:

Hope this gives a brief overview over the new communication channel here.


Thanks a lot.