VMware Inactive Virtual Machines

info Nessus Plugin ID 57398


It is possible to enumerate inactive VMware virtual machines.


Using credentials for VMware vSphere, this plugin attempts to discover inactive virtual machines hosted on the server and their IP addresses.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 57398

File Name: vmware_inactive_vms.nbin

Version: 1.197

Type: local

Published: 12/23/2011

Updated: 2/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:esx, cpe:/a:vmware:esxi

Required KB Items: Host/VMware/vsphere, Secret/VMware/login, Secret/VMware/password, VMware/ignore_ssl