Supported Target Systems

The scan tasks are supported on the following target systems:

  • Windows Server 2022

  • Windows Server 2019

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2003

  • Windows 2000 Sever SP2 and above

  • Windows NT 4 Server SP6a

Access Settings

The Windows Machine agents use WMI to obtain WINS configuration settings from the registry of remote machines.

  • Firewall access must allow access to the WMI ports on the remote machine

  • The service account or custom credentials in use must have administrator rights on the remote machine (this is a requirement for remote WMI access enforced by the operating system).

Local Service

These scan task are supported for use with the local service.

Automatic Detection

WINS services are automatically detected and scanned by Windows machine scan tasks.