Chapter 11. Securing Your Servers

The following chapter outlines how you can enhance the security of your servers running Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008.

To make these changes will require administrator access to the target systems. Note that some of the suggested settings may impact on certain applications or network services, particularly those provided by parties other than Microsoft. Therefore you should test each change thoroughly on a test system before introducing it into your production environment.

The recommendations below are based on the guides provided by Microsoft, The Center for Internet Security, The SANS Institute and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. Please refer to Appendix 2 for more details on these resources. ...

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