Run OpenVAS security scanner in Docker container and scan any host for vulnerabilities

Run Docker container which listens at https port 443 and have admin password iliketurtles:

docker run -d -p 443:443 -p 9390:9390 -e OV_PASSWORD=iliketurtles --name openvas9 ctdc/openvas
Before to scan you need to update the vulnerability databases. Enter to the contaner:
docker exec -it openvas9 bash
and issue following commands to update:
greenbone-nvt-sync --rsync
The update might take up to half an hour, depends of your Internet speed connection.

Now you can login to https://localhost:443 and perform the scan. For quick scan use the Scan Wizard.