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Reset OpenVAS Web Interface password

This article explains how to change the OpenVAS password.

Connect via ssh (using a program like Putty) to SGBox specifying the user cli.
If you haven’t changed them through the wizard, the default credentials are:

user: cli
pass: CL1changePW

Select Scanner configuration


Select Change openvas password


Enter the user’s password cli.


Enter new openvas password


Re-enter openvas password

Click on OK