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MS15-011 - UNC hardening clarification?

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Hello I am looking into better securing my Windows domain environment by following the steps per MS15-011 (KB3000483), where you use UNC hardening in Group Policy to specify the UNC paths domain workstations can connect to.

I'm a bit confused -- are you only suppose to add UNC paths to your domain controllers?
Or does this mean you're supposed to add any potential UNC path for any server, that any potential domain workstation or server could possible connect to (like a file share or anything else)?

Or is this only UNC path for Workstations pointing to Domain controller for group policy retrieval?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3000483
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