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Recovering from “sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed” with OpenVAS

If you get the error message “sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed” preventing you from starting or logging into OpenVAS, this article should help. The issue may have been caused by an unexpected power-down, but whatever caused it, the DB is corrupt. Not that this is the same

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Custom Policy to Allow AWS EC2 Snapshots

This article shows the Jason for a custom IAM policy to allow snapshots with the minimum required access. I bet it can be improved upon but this is pretty close. { “Version”: “2012-10-17”, “Statement”: [ { “Effect”: “Allow”, “Action”: [ “ec2:CreateSnapshot”, “ec2:DeleteSnapshot”, “ec2:Describe*”, “ec2:CreateTags” ], “Resource”: “*” } ] }

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