Top 10 services to lock down on Windows Server 2003


The caveat is that most server machines are running more software that generally needs clients with the ability to remotely connect to it, and thus you'll need to lock down some different services and perhaps leave a few more open than you would on a workstation. Additionally, there are many more possible services that can be installed on a Windows Server 2003 machine -- antivirus, mail, DNS and Web services are all possibilities -- so it's more difficult to issue blanket recommendations. In order to limit the scope a bit and still be able to provide definitive advice in this tip, I'll discuss the top 10 services on Windows Server 2003 to watch for. Top 10 services to lock down on Server 2003

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 21st December 2005 7:02AM