Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is not disabled
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is used for collecting information from, and configuring network devices such as servers, printers, hubs, switches, and routers on an Internet Protocol (IP) network. SNMP is insecure because SNMP messages are not encrypted. Hackers can exploit the flaws in SNMP to retrieve basic system configuration information, network adapter information, firewall version thats installed and its settings, information about the underlying system and much more. To prevent. To prevent this, disable SNMP must be disabled in your network endpoints.
Follow the below steps to resolve the misconfiguration.
Step 1: Open control panel
Step 2: Navigate to programs and features.
Step 3: Click on "Turn Windows features on or off.
Step 4: Disable "Simple Network Management Protocol(SNMP)"Step 5 : Click ok.
Potential issues that may arise after applying the resolution
Altering the existing security setting may create the following impact in your network operations. Legacy protocols are present to support operations of legacy applications and services. Disabling them would cause those applications to stop functioning.
Does remediation require reboot?
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