Apple Caching Service Detection (OS X Server)

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8850

Synopsis

The remote host is an Apple software caching server.

Description

The remote host is an Apple software caching server. The Apple software cache service allows for a single host within a given network to download various Apple OS X patches and redistribute them locally. When implemented properly, these services can dramatically reduce the consumed bandwidth during major OS X releases.

Solution

N/A

See Also

https://www.apple.com/support/osxserver/cachingservice

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204675

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 8850

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2015/09/04

Modified: 2015/09/04

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 5266

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:os_x_server