SMTP Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10263


An SMTP server is listening on the remote port.


The remote host is running a mail (SMTP) server on this port.

Since SMTP servers are the targets of spammers, it is recommended you disable it if you do not use it.


Disable this service if you do not use it, or filter incoming traffic to this port.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10263

File Name: smtpserver_detect.nasl

Version: 1.57

Type: remote

Published: 10/12/1999

Updated: 9/22/2020

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0932