FTP disabled (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports any agent where FTP is disabled. FTP should be disabled or carefully configured to minimize security risks.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for FTP disabled

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6330)

Title: FTP is not configured on your system

Description:FTP is not configured on your system. The FTP daemon must be listed in /etc/inetd.conf or xinetd.conf for FTP to function. This message provides information but does not require any security action on your part.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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