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System Info - SMB Tool Description

This tool is designed to remotely access privileged and common resources such as User Lists, LSA Policies, network drives or printers shared by Windows through the SMB/CIFS or NetBIOS protocol.

The screenshot below shows a query made to a Windows XP system. With the exception of the query for shares and system time which will work against any Windows target, the target must be a Windows 10/8.x7/Vista/XP/2012/2008/2003/2000/NT4 operating system. There is an option for network login/logoff to assist in granting the right privileges to NetScanTools Pro. The information that can be gathered is:

  • User List including description, user ID, account enable/disable status, password expiration status and account type.
  • Account Info including privilege level, comments, logon server, last login/logoff, account expiration status, successful login count, password expiration status and account type.
  • Group Info with the usernames sorted by the privilege group they belong to, ie. a list of all accounts with admin, guest, power users, users, backup operators, etc. privileges.
  • Password Policy on a global level. This shows the minimum length, age, max age, lockout threshold and duration.
  • LSA Policy Info shows the netbios computer name (Windows name not DNS), Windows domain, quota and a list of trusted domains.
  • Shares shows the list of shares similar to what is obtained from the NetBIOS Info Shares/System Basics display, however, this tool allows you to contact targets outside the reach of the local LAN.
  • Shares can be optionally tested to see if those shares are writable or 'open shares' which would indicate a vulnerability to worms and other malware.
  • System Time Info shows the target's unix time since 1/1/70, time since boot, current time (UTC), timezone offset, operating system tick length and the current date as represented by the target system.
  • Shared Open Files is a list of the files that are currently being shared and used by other computers.

Advanced System Info Screenshot


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