Chef Server Hostname Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7231


The remote host is running Chef Server and PVS has detected the client's hostname.


The remote host is running the Chef Client. Chef is a configuration management tool used to streamline the task of configuring and maintaining a company's servers, and it can integrate with cloud-based platforms such as Internap, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace to automatically provision and configure new machines.


Ensure that this software is authorized and running in compliance with corporate standards and security guidelines.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 7231

Version: 1.0

Published: 2016/09/22

Updated: 2018/08/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info