Limiting Access to the WhatsUp Gold Tools and Utilities

WhatsUp Gold Tools and Utilities are not regulated by device group access rights. Any user accessing these tools can perform ping, traceroute, DNS lookup, MIB walker, Layer 2 Trace, and other operations on any device that is accessible on the network.

Ipswitch recommends limiting use of the Tools and Utilities to only trusted administrators such as the default Admin account.

To block user access:

See Also

Security Guidelines

Security guidelines overview

Security best practices

Limiting access to the WhatsUp Gold Administration Console

Issuing User Rights and Device Access Rights conservatively

Monitoring WhatsUp Gold health and disk usage to prevent data loss

Set the WhatsUp Gold server platform to use FIPS cryptography

Using WhatsUp Gold password management