SMB Registry : Start the Registry Service during the scan (WMI)

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Synopsis :

The registry service was enabled for the duration of the scan.

Description :

To perform a full credentialed scan, Nessus needs the ability to
connect to the remote registry service (RemoteRegistry). If the
service is down, this plugin will attempt to start for the duration of
the scan.

You need to explicitely set the option 'Start the Registry Service',
'Advanced->Start the Registry' for this plugin to work.

Solution :


Risk factor :


Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 42897 ()

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