Security Center Remediate security configurations-Ensure 'Replace a process level token' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

jagadish karem 1 Reputation point

Can some help me remediate this security center "Ensure 'Replace a process level token' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'"
I have web server (IIS) installed in my VM , The recommended state for this setting is: LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE, but I got 'IIS apppool/DefaultAppPool' along with the recommended.

A Member Server that holds the Web Server (IIS) Role with Web Server Role Service will require a special exception to this recommendation, to allow IIS application pool(s) to be granted this user right108969-secvulnon.png

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  1. VipulSparsh-MSFT 16,231 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @jagadish karem Thanks for reaching out.

    On most computers, restricting the Replace a process level token user right to the Local Service and the Network Service built-in accounts is the default configuration, and there is no negative impact.

    However, if you have installed optional components such as ASP.NET or IIS, you may need to assign the Replace a process level token user right to additional accounts.
    IIS requires that the Service, Network Service, and IWAM_<ComputerName> accounts be explicitly granted this user right.

    Under security center if you do not want to see that recommendation, then you can suppress this alert by using a suppression rule.
    You can use this link to create suppression rule for this server recommendation :


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