Running SCAP Workbench

SCAP Workbench is a graphical user interface to the SCAP toolset that is designed to provide users with an easy, intuitive way of performing common scanning tasks. Hence, it is well suited to less technical users or those who are more comfortable in a graphical environment.

One thing of consideration is that SCAP Workbench is a graphical tool, and in many environments, Linux servers are run headless and without the graphical X environment installed. Hence, if you install it on an ordinary Linux server without a graphical environment, you will see an error such as the one shown in the following screenshot:

 

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