[ER] Testing Node Agent - Scan Target connectivity


This article shall serve as a guide on testing the Node/Proxy Agent connection to your scan Target using WMI.



  • (Windows) File-sharing access to " \\ServerName\admin$\temp "
  • (Windows) Ports 135 & 139 allowed for communications between the Node Agent and Target
  • Administrative/root rights/access to the Target


Instructions (Windows)

  1. On the Node Agent, open the command prompt ( Start > Run > "cmd" )
  2. Enter; wbemtest
  3. Click 'Connect'
  4. In the 'Namespace' field, type in; \\AgentlessTargetServer\ROOT\CIMV2
  5. In the 'Credentials' section, fill in the credentials you would use to login to your Enterprise Recon Master Server
  6. Set 'Impersonation Level' to 'Impersonate'
    Set 'Authentication Level' to 'Packet'
  7. Click 'Connect'



Instructions (Unix)

  1. On the Node Agent, open up a Terminal window ( CTRL+ALT+T )
  2. Enter the command; sudo ssh <user>@<target>
    (Replace <user> and <target> with corresponding names)




If the steps above display an error, please verify if there are any firewall restrictions from the Node Agent to the Target.
Also verify if the user has the correct permissions for access.

If you encounter any problems, please do not hesitate to submit a support ticket here.
We shall respond to you as soon as we can and assist you to the best of our abilities.


All information in this article is accurate and true as of the last edited date.

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