Do not scan operational technology devices

info Nessus Plugin ID 109142


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


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.


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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 109142

File Name: dont_scan_ot.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: Settings

Published: 4/18/2018

Updated: 9/22/2020

Reference Information

IAVB: 0001-B-0526