CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 DC L1 v1.3.0

Audit Details

Name: CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 DC L1 v1.3.0

Updated: 4/25/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.3

Estimated Item Count: 295

File Details

Filename: CIS_DC_SERVER_2016_Level_1_v1.3.0.audit

Size: 784 kB

MD5: 04e720f264ae8a6a5042c6f6af1fc7b3
SHA256: a8f9461cf07a8007cb25ed577bbae5e7e09a8bb4b581cea270f1631555a550da

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.1.1 Ensure 'Enforce password history' is set to '24 or more password(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.2 Ensure 'Maximum password age' is set to '365 or fewer days, but not 0'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.3 Ensure 'Minimum password age' is set to '1 or more day(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.4 Ensure 'Minimum password length' is set to '14 or more character(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.1.5 Ensure 'Password must meet complexity requirements' is set to 'Enabled'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.1.6 Ensure 'Store passwords using reversible encryption' is set to 'Disabled'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.2.1 Ensure 'Account lockout duration' is set to '15 or more minute(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.2.2 Ensure 'Account lockout threshold' is set to '5 or fewer invalid logon attempt(s), but not 0'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.2.3 Ensure 'Reset account lockout counter after' is set to '15 or more minute(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.1 Ensure 'Access Credential Manager as a trusted caller' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.2 Ensure 'Access this computer from the network' is set to 'Administrators, Authenticated Users, ENTERPRISE DOMAIN CONTROLLERS' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.4 Ensure 'Act as part of the operating system' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.5 Ensure 'Add workstations to domain' is set to 'Administrators' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.6 Ensure 'Adjust memory quotas for a process' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.7 Ensure 'Allow log on locally' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.8 Ensure 'Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services' is set to 'Administrators' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.10 Ensure 'Back up files and directories' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.11 Ensure 'Change the system time' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.12 Ensure 'Change the time zone' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.13 Ensure 'Create a pagefile' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.14 Ensure 'Create a token object' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.15 Ensure 'Create global objects' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE, SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.16 Ensure 'Create permanent shared objects' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.17 Ensure 'Create symbolic links' is set to 'Administrators' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.19 Ensure 'Debug programs' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.20 Ensure 'Deny access to this computer from the network' to include 'Guests' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.22 Ensure 'Deny log on as a batch job' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.23 Ensure 'Deny log on as a service' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.24 Ensure 'Deny log on locally' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.25 Ensure 'Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services' to include 'Guests' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.27 Ensure 'Enable computer and user accounts to be trusted for delegation' is set to 'Administrators' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.29 Ensure 'Force shutdown from a remote system' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.30 Ensure 'Generate security audits' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY, SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

2.2.31 Ensure 'Impersonate a client after authentication' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE, SERVICE' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.33 Ensure 'Increase scheduling priority' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.34 Ensure 'Load and unload device drivers' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.35 Ensure 'Lock pages in memory' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.37 Ensure 'Manage auditing and security log' is set to 'Administrators' and (when Exchange is running in the environment) 'Exchange Servers' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.39 Ensure 'Modify an object label' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.40 Ensure 'Modify firmware environment values' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.41 Ensure 'Perform volume maintenance tasks' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.42 Ensure 'Profile single process' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.43 Ensure 'Profile system performance' is set to 'Administrators, NT SERVICE\WdiServiceHost'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.44 Ensure 'Replace a process level token' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.45 Ensure 'Restore files and directories' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.46 Ensure 'Shut down the system' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

2.2.47 Ensure 'Synchronize directory service data' is set to 'No One' (DC only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.48 Ensure 'Take ownership of files or other objects' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.1.2 Ensure 'Accounts: Block Microsoft accounts' is set to 'Users can't add or log on with Microsoft accounts'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.1.4 Ensure 'Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only' is set to 'Enabled'

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION