Windows web servers should be configured to use secure communication protocols

Lakshmi Narayanan 71 Reputation points


I have one Windows 2016 prod server on Azure Cloud. As per Advisor services, its recommend to clear this High Severity - Windows web servers should be configured to use secure communication protocols.

I have configured all the things which Azure were mentioned in remediation steps.

To ensure your windows web server is using secure communication protocol:

  1. Enable TLS on your machine. For Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows 7, install the update at For Windows 2012 R2 Server or later, no updates are necessary as TLS
  2. 2 is enabled by default.
  3. Update the Windows and WinHTTP registry keys (or verify that they're correct) according to the information here:
  4. Ensure you're running .NET
  5. 6.2 or later and that the necessary .NET registry keys are set according to the information here:

After i configured above steps, this High severity disappeared. But its again appearing since one week. Where i'm wrong? Can i exempt this severity? Can any one please advice on this?

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