SMB Registry : Stop the Registry Service after the scan (WMI)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 42898


The registry service was stopped after the scan.


To perform a full credentialed scan, Nessus needs the ability to connect to the remote registry service (RemoteRegistry). If the service is down and if Nessus automatically enabled the registry for the duration of the scan, this plugins will stop it afterwards.



Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42898

File Name: wmi_stop_registry_svc.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.66 $

Type: local

Family: Settings

Published: 2009/11/25

Modified: 2018/02/06

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/transport, SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password, SMB/shutdown_registry_after_scan

Excluded KB Items: Host/dead