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Re: Wasn't "But we had to have SMB for our internal shares on the network" the NHS problem?

"I think sysadmins don't like to do port scans from outside their network as the can't see the point looking for something they know isn't there."

Most plain ordinary sysadmins probably have a clause in their contract that they won't do something like that unless they have specific permission in writing from their security bods to do so.

I know I've had contracts that say that, and I believe I’m far from alone.

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