Solved

How to Hide Server Information In Windows Server 2008

Posted on 2010-08-27
6
308 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Hi,

Anyone please explain me how to hide server information in WIndows Servers 2008

Any one knows please reply me.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:activesoftware
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Krzysztof Pytko
ID: 33540167
What do you exactly want to do/hide ?
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Tony Johncock earned 250 total points
ID: 33540275
Are you referring to the banner?

If so, the only way I've found is to use URLScan and follow the instructions in this article:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317741
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:shalabhsharma
ID: 33542622
If you want to restrict access to a hard drive so that other local users cannot access it has only below permission.

C Drive Root

SYSTEM - FULL
Administrators - FULL
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Tony Johncock
ID: 33542671
Actually it's considered good practice to move the IIS folder to another location/drive. It reduces the attack profile.
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Brad Howe
Brad Howe earned 250 total points
ID: 33544163
Hi,
Tony1044 is correct. URLScan can remove server info using the "RemoveServerHeader" feature.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc242650.aspx 
With that said, the HTTP header, the TCP/IP response can be determined on most apps (including IIS) so EVEN IF you took that header off, it would still be possible to enumernate.
For example telnet to port 80 on your server and then press control-C.
Hope it helps,
Hades666
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:activesoftware
ID: 33924471
ok
0

Featured Post

Back Up Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Back up all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many people tend to confuse the function of a virus with the one of adware, this misunderstanding of the basic of what each software is and how it operates causes users and organizations to take the wrong security measures that would protect them ag…
Container Orchestration platforms empower organizations to scale their apps at an exceptional rate. This is the reason numerous innovation-driven companies are moving apps to an appropriated datacenter wide platform that empowers them to scale at a …
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question