Dynamic DNS Dynamic Update Client (DUC) Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3644

Synopsis

The remote host is configured as a dynamic DNS server.

Description

The remote host is configured as a dynamic DNS server. Further, it is using software that automatically queries and updates an Internet DNS database whenever a new client IP address is obtained. This sort of software is often used by individuals who are connected to the Internet via a Dynamic (DHCP) IP address.

Solution

Ensure that this dynamic domain name is being used in compliance with corporate standards and guidelines.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 3644

Family: Policy

Published: 2006/06/09

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info