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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 STIG Version 1, Release 6 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 STIG
Checklist ID:
753
Version:
Version 1, Release 6
Type:
Compliance
Review Status:
Under Review
Authority:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:
01/20/2017
Checklist Group:
View

Checklist Summary:

The Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. The requirements were developed by DoD Consensus as well as Windows security guidance by Microsoft Corporation. This document is meant for use in conjunction with other applicable STIGs including such topics as Active Directory Domain, Active Directory Forest, and Domain Name Service (DNS). The Windows Server 2016 STIG includes requirements for both domain controllers and member servers/standalone systems. Requirements specific to domain controllers have “DC” as the second component of the STIG IDs. Requirements specific to member servers have “MS” as the second component of the STIG IDs. All other requirements apply to all systems.

Checklist Role:

  • Desktop and Server Operating System

Known Issues:

Not provided.

Target Audience:

This checklist is primarily for IT generalists, security specialists, network architects, and other IT professionals and consultants who plan application or infrastructure development and deployments of Windows 8 and BitLocker for both desktop and laptop client computers in an enterprise environment.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not provided.

Regulatory Compliance:

DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8500.01

Comments/Warnings/Miscellaneous:

Not provided.

Disclaimer:

Not provided.

Product Support:

disa.stig_spt@mail.mil

Point of Contact:

disa.stig_spt@mail.mil

Sponsor:

Not provided.

Licensing:

Not provided.

Change History:

Updated to FINAL - 03/13/2017
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Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated - 11/01/2017
Updated to FINAL - 12/02/2017
corrected resource title - 1/24/2018
Updated to Version 1, Release 3 - 02/16/2018
Updated to FINAL - 3/18/2018
updated to v1,r4 - 4/25/18
Updated to FINAL - 5/27/18
updated to Version 1, Release 5 - 7/24/18
Added GPOs - 8/6/18
Updated to FINAL - 9/6/2018
Updated to Version 1, Release 6 - 10/25/18

Dependency/Requirements:

URL Description
https://iasecontent.disa.mil/stigs/pdf/Feb2017/U_Microsoft_Windows_%20Server_2016_STIG_V1_Release_Memo.pdf Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Release Memo - Version 1, Release 1

References:

Reference URL Description

NIST checklist record last modified on 10/25/2018


* This checklist is still undergoing review for inclusion into the NCP.