DBS-1888 - Redis bind on localhost

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Control details
CategoryDatabase

Description

This test determines if the 'bind' setting has been configured to listen on the localhost.

How to solve

When possible, bind services to the localhost interface so that they are only available on the system itself. If this Redis instance needs to be accessible from the network, then consider configuring strict firewall rules and disable the test.

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