Do it yourself

Your task

Run the scans from the previous step yourself. Carefully check the results that you get and compare them with those without a firewall.

Further challenge

Perform a scan which will show you the version of the OS and services running on the target VM while the firewall is running. Do you get different results? Discuss your findings with your fellow students using the comments section below.

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