RRAS NetBIOS gateway disabled (Windows)

Module: Network Integrity

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check works if Routing and Remote Access (RRAS) service is running and this service is cofigured to function like a NETBIOS gateway. This check reports a problem only if check "RRAS enabled" is selected and the NetBIOS gateway is enabled. If the registry value HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RemoteAccess\Parameters\Ip\allownetworkaccess is not 0, a problem is reported. This lets RRAS server users access network resources.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for RRAS NetBIOS gateway disabled

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

  • Windows 2000 (106337)

  • Windows 2003 (206337)

  • Windows 2008 (249337)

  • Windows Vista (229337)

  • Windows XP (201337)

Title: RRAS NetBIOS gateway is enabled

Description:The RRAS NetBIOS gateway is enabled. This lets remote users access network resources. To disable the gateway, set the registry value HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RemoteAccess\Parameters\Ip\AllowNetworkAccess to 0.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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