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The Greenbone Security Manager (GSM) is a dedicated Vulnerability Management security appliance. It integrates transparently into your vulnerability and threat management system.

Greenbone Security Manager

Hardware: 1 U, LCD, 8 Ports
Comissioning: Turn-key (10 minutes)
Software: Scanner, Manager, Administrator, Web
  Support, HW guarantee, Upgrades, Greenbone Security Feed

With a choice of front-ends, security scans can give you full visibility of vulnerabilities in your network. The scan also identifies potential breaches of your corporate security policy and regulations.


  • Turn-key solution: operational within 10 minutes
  • Powerful appliance operating system with special command line administration based on a comprehensive security design
  • Integrates the Greenbone Security Feed with over 20,000 Network Vulnerability Tests, automatically updated daily with the newest threat detection routines
  • Integrated Backup, Restore, Snapshot and Update
  • Integrates Greenbone Security Assistant as central web interface
  • No limitation on number of target IPs (effective number depends on scan pattern and scanned systems)
  • Subscription is a flat-rate and includes exchange of defect hardware as well as access to the Greenbone Security Feed, feature updates and support


  • Construction
    • 1U rack mount chassis, heavy-duty steel
    • 16 x 2 character LCD display
  • Connectivity
    • 4 Port GbE 10/100/1000 Base-TX (Copper)
    • 4 Port GbE SFP (Copper or Fiber)
    • 1 Port Serial Console RS-232
  • Dimensions
    • 427mm x 480mm x 44mm
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
    • Storage temperature: -20° to 80°C (-4° to 176° F)
    • Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Certifications
    • CE
    • FCC Class A


  • Supported standards
    • Network integration: SMTP (Email), SNMP, SysLog, LDAP, NTP, DHCP, IPv4/IPv6
    • Vulnerability detection: CVE, CPE, CVSS, OVAL
    • Network scans: WMI, LDAP, HTTP, SMB, SSH, TCP, UDP, ...
    • Policies: IT-Grundschutz, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001
  • Application web-based interface (HTTPS)
    • Scan tasks management with notes and false-positive marking
    • Multi-user support
    • Clustered and distributed scanning via master-slave mode
    • Report browsing aided by filtering and sorting
    • Plugin framework for reports: XML, PDF, ...
    • Appliance performance overview
  • Application remote control (SSL-secured OMP)
    • OpenVAS Management Protocol (OMP)
    • All user actions of web-based interface available
    • Supported by desktop applications
    • Automated via scriptable command line tools
  • Administrative console interface (shell via SSHv2 or RS232)
    • Network integration configuration
    • Backup, Restore, Snapshot, Factory Reset, Update
  • Includes approved and customized versions of
    • Scan engine: OpenVAS Scanner, OpenVAS Manager, OpenVAS Administrator and Greenbone Security Assistant
    • Additional scan tools: Nmap, w3af

Product information for download

Product summary Greenbone Security Manager

Pages: 2
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 500 KByte

Product story Greenbone Security Manager

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Language: English
Format: PDF
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