Unix Configuration Check Type
All Unix compliance checks must be bracketed with the “
check_type” encapsulation and the “Unix” designation. Appendix A contains an example Unix compliance check starting with the
check_type setting for “Unix” and is finished by the “
This is required to differentiate
.audit files intended for Windows (or other platforms) compliance audits.
Note: The file is read over SSH into a memory buffer on the Nessus server, and then the buffer is processed to check for compliance/non-compliance.