Verify that generic user IDs are disabled and not used |
This section of PCI DSS requires to verify that generic user IDs are either disable or removed, shared IDs for system administration do not exist and not used to administer any system components. This Action1 query verifies that all generic Windows user accounts, such as local or domain Administrator, are disabled or removed and there is no administrative activity associated with any generic IDs.
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