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IIS Lockdown Tool with IIS 6.1

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Hi,

I wonder if anyone can shed some light onto this issue.  

I have had auditors ask me to install the microsoft IIS lockdown tool, on my Windows Server 2008R2 server, running IIS6.1.  From what I have read, the tool is only supported for Windows server 2000 and is not needed on my version of Windows Server.  

Thanks.
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Zephyr ICT earned 500 total points
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You're correct in thinking that IIS lockdown is no longer available for Server 2008R2, you could run the Baseline Security Analyzer tool on your server, this will do basically a check of everything ...

This is actually quoted from the MBSA document:

The IIS Lockdown tool was
developed for IIS 4.0, 5.0, and 5.1,
and is not needed for new
Windows Server 2008 R2
installations running IIS 6.0.
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H Spravtek,

Thanks for that - I thought that was the case.
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