Do not scan operational technology devices

info Nessus Plugin ID 109142
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote host appears to be a fragile device and will not be scanned.

Description

The remote host appears to be operational technology device. Such devices often react very poorly when scanned. To avoid problems, Nessus will not continue to scan this device.

Solution

If you are not concerned about such scan behavior, enable the 'Scan Operational Technology devices' setting under 'Fragile Devices' in the 'Host Discovery' section and then re-run the scan.