OS Identification

info Nessus Plugin ID 11936


It is possible to guess the remote operating system.


Using a combination of remote probes (e.g., TCP/IP, SMB, HTTP, NTP, SNMP, etc.), it is possible to guess the name of the remote operating system in use. It is also possible sometimes to guess the version of the operating system.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11936

File Name: os_fingerprint.nasl

Version: 2.61

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: General

Published: 12/9/2003

Updated: 3/9/2022

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent