SMB Registry : Start the Registry Service during the scan

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2017 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.

You need to explicitly enable this option for this plugin to work:

'Start the Remote Registry service during the scan'

This option can be found under the following section:

Scan Configuration > Credentials > Windows > Global Settings.

Solution :


Risk factor :


Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 35703 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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