Azure: Guest configuration extension - Windows Defender Exploit Guard

Tjiko Schutte 21 Reputation points

In azure I get the advise to enable windows defender exploit guard, but in server 2016 I don't see the option (in windows 10 and server 2019 I do see the option).

Also I get the advise to install the guest configuration extension. Does anyone know how?

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  1. Leon Laude 85,716 Reputation points


    This is because the exploit protection is supported beginning with Windows 10, version 1709 and Windows Server, version 1803:
    Windows Server 2016 is version 1607, therefore it doesn't support the Windows Defender Exploit Guard.


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    Best regards,

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