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==Context==
 
==Context==
 
* Assuming IIS (or any web platform) is running as a front end web server, it should never be trusted with high value assets and assumed to be hackable. Still there are ways to make the hacks much less frequent.
 
* Assuming IIS (or any web platform) is running as a front end web server, it should never be trusted with high value assets and assumed to be hackable. Still there are ways to make the hacks much less frequent.
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* [https://www.dnsstuff.com/windows-iis-server-tools Ultimate Guide to IIS Server: What Is IIS? 2020 IIS Tutorial] 2020-02-20
  
 
==Solutions==
 
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Starting with Server 2008 R2 IIS services will not longer run as network services but with virtual [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/iis/manage/configuring-security/application-pool-identities Application Pool Identities] that have no entry local or domain accounts, and hence no "Current User" cert store or HKCU registry entries.
 
Starting with Server 2008 R2 IIS services will not longer run as network services but with virtual [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/iis/manage/configuring-security/application-pool-identities Application Pool Identities] that have no entry local or domain accounts, and hence no "Current User" cert store or HKCU registry entries.
 
==References==
 
==References==
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* This provides details for the wiki page [[Web Site Security]].
  
 
[[Category:Best Practice]]
 
[[Category:Best Practice]]
 
[[Category:Web Site]]
 
[[Category:Web Site]]
 
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[[Category:Security]]

Latest revision as of 22:29, 5 August 2020

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Security practices to follow on IIS for good security.

Context

Solutions

Application Pool Identities

Starting with Server 2008 R2 IIS services will not longer run as network services but with virtual Application Pool Identities that have no entry local or domain accounts, and hence no "Current User" cert store or HKCU registry entries.

References