Windows 2019 Hardening Guide

karthikeyan v 21 Reputation points

Hi, Can anybody provide me the Server 2019 Hardening Guide or any link regarding this.

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A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Leon Laude 85,486 Reputation points

    Hi @karthikeyan v ,

    You can find the Windows 10 Version 1809 and Windows Server 2019 Security Baseline from the link below:

    It contains Group Policy settings, documentations and other information for most Windows Server settings that will ensure you use the security settings as per Microsoft's best practices.

    You'll also find more information about the Windows Security Baselines over here:

    You can also have a look at the following Windows Server Hardening checklist:


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    Best regards,

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  2. Jenny Yan-MSFT 9,306 Reputation points

    Besides the links shared above, you could also take a look at the Windows server 2016 security guide as a reference and the blogs provided by OrinThomas which discuessed "Third Party Security Configuration Baselines" and"Hardening IIS via Security Control Configuration".

    Reference links:
    Windows Server 2016 Security Guide

    Windows Server 101: Configuring Split-Brain DNS on Windows Server

    Windows Server 101: Hardening IIS via Security Control Configuration

    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.


  3. Andrew Fitzgerald 1 Reputation point

    There is a checklist Windows Server hardening guide for Windows Server 2019 on:

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