Solved

Suppress 220 from FTP banner

Posted on 2014-04-08
3
297 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-11
Hi,

I'm trying to remediate an issue that came up on a Nessus scan that has to do with the FTP banner. The "Microsoft FTP Service" is already suppressed, so that now it only shows 220 for it's banner. However, the scanner still flags this.

Is there a way to suppress the 220, so that nothing is returned? The checkbox to suppress the default banner is already checked...now I need to find a way to suppress the "220". Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:jpetter
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 83

Accepted Solution

by:
Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
ID: 39986574
I doubt that you can do that.  The banner is just an add-on, the basic 220 code means "Service ready for new user."  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_FTP_server_return_codes
0
 

Author Comment

by:jpetter
ID: 39994888
My apologies for the delay.

Thank you for the assistance - you were correct, the status code cannot be suppressed.
0
 
LVL 83

Expert Comment

by:Dave Baldwin
ID: 39994897
No problem, glad to help.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Logparser is the smartest tool I have ever used in parsing IIS log files and there are many interesting things I wanted to share with everyone one of the  real-world  scenario from my current project. Let's get started with  scenario - How do w…
Prologue It is often required to host multiple websites on a single instance of IIS, mostly in development environments instead of on production servers. I am sure it is not much a preferred solution on production servers but this is at least a pos…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

26 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now