NFS exported directory access (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports the names of hosts that have remote access to exported file systems. Use the file list to exclude directories from the check. Specify full path names in the file list.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for NFS exported directory access

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6363)

Title: Access check for exported file systems

Description:The following exported file systems allow NFS mount access to the remote systems or netgroups listed below. This is a security problem if any of the named systems is either a known security risk or an unknown system. You should carefully review the list of remote systems and remove any systems that are potential security risks.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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