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

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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.

For this plugin to work, you need to select the option 'Start the
Remote Registry service during the scan' on the credentials page when
you add your Windows credentials.

Solution :


Risk factor :


Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 42897 ()

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