Group Policy : Network access: Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts and shares

Hi -

I have an internal security audit coming up. I'm wondering what you would recommend to disable the auditor from pulling the SAM accounts from the PC, Laptops, and Servers?

Are there any drawback? I don't want to cause the end-users or servers to be a problem.

All my servers are 2003-2012R2
Clients are Windows 7


This is what I was thinking in GPO:
Network access: Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts and shares
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc782569(v=ws.10).aspx
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LearnctxEngineerCommented:
There is no reason not to enable this setting in this day and age (especially as you are increasing your surface attack area). Potential problems...are you still running NT4? Microsoft have a write up about this setting any why you will want to enable it on MSDN: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/jj852184%28v=ws.10%29.aspx.

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Jian An LimSolutions ArchitectCommented:
I will recommend to go through the SCM to have a look if you worry about your security.


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