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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) must not be installed on the system.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-253276 WN11-00-000105 SV-253276r828912_rule Medium
"SNMP" is not installed by default. Some protocols and services do not support required security features, such as encrypting passwords or traffic.
Microsoft Windows 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2023-09-29


Check Text ( C-56729r828910_chk )
Verify SNMP has not been installed.

Navigate to the Windows\System32 directory.

If the "SNMP" application exists, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-56679r828911_fix)
Uninstall "Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)" from the system.

Run "Programs and Features".
Select "Turn Windows Features on or off".
De-select "Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)".