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What account is better for authenticated scanning (admin, power user, user)?

Question asked by zentiva on Mar 2, 2011
Latest reply on Mar 4, 2011 by zentiva



We would like to perform Windows Authenticated Scanning on remote server (MS Windows Server 2008 standard ed. R2 x64, english ver.), but what kind of sys account should we create (local administrator, power user, user)? As for "power user" and "user" account, Im not sure if scanning under these two accounts will be regarding best practice (I have been told that we have to use only account with read rights within windows registry).





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Thank you for your answer