SMB : Disable the C$ and ADMIN$ shares after the scan (WMI)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The ADMIN$ and/or $C shares have been disabled after the scan.

Description :

To perform a full credentialed scan, Nessus needs the ability to
connect to the remote administrative shares (C$ and ADMIN$). If the
shares are not available on the network, this plugin will attempt to
enable them for the duration of the scan.

You need to explicitely set the option 'Enable administrative shares
during the scan', 'Advanced->Start the Registry' for this plugin to

Solution :


Risk factor :


Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 55438 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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