How do I configure scan credentials in Windows XP using Control Compliance Suite Vulnerability Manager - CCS VM?

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Article ID: 157262

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Products

Control Compliance Suite Vulnerability Manager

Issue/Introduction

Need to configure scan credentials

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Cause

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Resolution

Windows XP requires a special config setting to allow any CIFS client (including NeXpose) to authenticate against the OS. It is very likely that this setting is already properly configured in typical larger environments. However, if you are encountering credential issues, ensure that the "Use simple file sharing" option is unchecked.  The setting be located at the following location:

Windows Explorer -> Tools -> Folder Options -> View -> "Use simple file sharing (Recommended)"
 


Applies To

CCS VM 10