Do not scan printers

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host appears to be a fragile device and will not be

Description :

The remote host appears to be a network printer, multi-function
device, or other fragile device. Such devices often react very poorly
when scanned. To avoid problems, Nessus has marked the remote host as
'Dead' and will not scan it.

Solution :

If you are not concerned about such behavior, enable the 'Scan
Network Printers' setting under the 'Do not scan fragile devices'
advanced settings block and re-run the scan. Or if using Nessus 6,
enable 'Scan Network Printers' under 'Fragile Devices' in the Host
Discovery section and then re-run the scan.

Risk factor :


Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 11933 (dont_scan_printers.nasl)

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