Exchange 2010 Mailbox STIG Version 1, Release 10 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

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Target CPE Name
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 cpe:/a:microsoft:exchange_server:2010 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Exchange 2010 Mailbox STIG
Checklist ID:
Version 1, Release 10
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

Email systems are comprised of multiple products and services working together to enable transport and delivery of messages to users. This overview gives technology-specific background and information specific to Microsoft Exchange email servers. Included also are security review considerations to prepare for periodic assessments. The associated Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), provides security policy and configuration requirements for the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 application. The Exchange 2010 Mailbox STIG includes four of the five roles available with Microsoft Exchange Server (Client Access, Mailbox, Hub Transport, and Edge Transport).

Checklist Role:

  • Enterprise Email Server

Known Issues:

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Target Audience:

This document is a requirement for all DoD-administered systems and all systems connected to DoD networks, as addressed in the technology section. These requirements are designed to assist System Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), Information Assurance Officers (IAOs), and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed

Testing Information:

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Regulatory Compliance:

DoD Directive (DoDD) 8500.1


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Product Support:

Point of Contact:


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Change History:

Changed status from "under review" to "final" - 08 September 2015
Version 1, Release 6 - 31 July 2015
Changed status from "Under Review" to "Final" - 03 June 2015
Version 1, Release 7 - 29 January 2016
3/3/2016 Promote to Final
Updated STIG to V1, R8 - 10-28-2016
12/11/2016 Promote to Final
Updated to Version 1, Release 9 - 01/27/2017
Updated to FINAL - 03/08/2017
Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated URLs - 6/7/19


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NIST checklist record last modified on 06/07/2019