VMware vCenter Inactive Virtual Machines

info Nessus Plugin ID 84341
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.


It is possible to enumerate inactive VMware vCenter virtual machines.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 84341

File Name: vmware_vcenter_inactive_vms.nbin

Version: 1.102

Type: local

Published: 6/23/2015

Updated: 10/19/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vcenter_collect.nbin

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter, cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server

Required KB Items: Host/VMware/inactive_vms