IPMI Server Detection (SSL Certificate Check)

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6985


The remote server allows remote administration


The 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. The NNM has found an SSL service which is typically used with IPMI for remote management.


Ensure that IPMI services can only be accessed by trusted hosts

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6985

Family: Generic

Published: 8/9/2013

Updated: 1/16/2019

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