Check on open RDP server Port
If the result is positive, there is no need for further action. If the result is negative, please read the following instructions.
|Result positive||The RDP Port on Your Server is not open.|
|Result negativ||The RDP Port on Your Server is open.|
|Description||On Your Server, a Port is open, which is usually used for the Protocol "RDP." With RDP, it is possible to remotely control Computers over the Network.|
|Background||Programs running on your server can open so-called ports. A port can be imagined as a door. With some ports (doors), you want them to be open so that, for example, customers can visit your website. With other ports (doors), you don't want them to be open. You should close ports that you don't use. This will allow attackers to attack your server from fewer sites.|
|Consequence||Open ports do not represent a _direct_ vulnerability for now. The configuration of your server, however, increases the attack surface for attackers. You should not offer services that you do not use and it is best to disable insecure services altogether.|
|Solution/Tips||If You don't need this Service, You should simply turn it off as it poses a Security Risk. If they really use RDP, there is nothing to be done.|