IPMI Server Detection (Protocol Check)
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6951
SynopsisThe remote server utilizes the IPMI protocol
DescriptionThe remote server is running an Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) server. IPMI protocol is used to directly manage hardware via the network. It is commonly referred to as an out-of-band protocol. That is, it can be used to manage devices, even if the device is powered off. IPMI is a very powerful administrative tool and should be limited to only trusted networks.
SolutionEnsure that IPMI services can only be accessed by trusted hosts