All notable changes to this documentation will be listed in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and this project adheres to Calendar Versioning.


  • Update index page, history, architecture, faq and glossary for adjusted terms and naming.

  • Allow to copy & paste commands via a button click

  • Re-arrange page structure and therefore the URLs of the documents

22.3.3 - 2022-03-31

  • Fix setting cmake parameter of runtime directory for gvmd

  • Fix starting the correct postgresql cluster

22.3.2 - 2022-03-30

  • The build guide uses Debian Stable (Bullseye)

  • Fix installing dependencies of gvmd and openvas-scanner for Debian Bullseye

  • Remove obsolete cmake parameter when building gvm-libs to avoid a warning

22.3.1 - 2022-03-21

  • Fix runtime directory for gvmd in systemd service file

  • Add runtime directory and mode for gsad in systemd service file

22.3.0 - 2022-03-07

  • Fix source paths for gsad

  • Fix build and installation of GSA

  • Add hint about yarn package on Debian

  • Fix PIDFile settings in systemd service files for gsad and gvmd

22.2.0 - 2022-02-24

  • Drop GVM 20.8.

  • Split of GSA and gsad

  • Merge of ospd and ospd-openvas

21.10.1 - 2021-10-13

  • Drop usage of gsa-node-modules. These tarballs are only useful for specific nodejs versions.

21.10.0 - 2021-10-12

  • Update for GVM 21.4.3 and 20.8.4 releases

  • Mark GVM 20.08 as end-of-life. User should switch to 21.04.

21.8.0 - 2021-08-05

  • Update for GVM 21.4.2 and 20.8.3 releases

  • Changed feed look file location to /var/lib/gvm/feed-update.lock. This file is used by gvmd and greenbone-feed-sync

  • Add option -f to all curl commands to fail if an URL is not available

  • Change permission of /run/gvm initially because otherwise gvmd can’t create the admin user

21.7.0 - 2021-07-05

  • Initial version