I am checking with nessus the vulnerability status of MS Windows machines on a network I do not manage for which I have received appropriate domain-level credentials. It works but the results I get seem to suggest that not all the machines I access are properly configured to allow access with the said credentials (they may not be on the right domain, they may not be in a domain at all, etc.)
I am therefore looking for a clever way to check, for a given network range, if MS Windows machines allow me to get in with a specific set of domain credentials. The kind of information I need is basically
Before jumping into python or nmap scripting I was wondering if someone could share his/her experience with a similar task -- I would appreciate any pointers to avoid reinventing the wheel.