STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: MS Exchange 2013 Edge Transport Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 5 Benchmark Date: 26 Apr 2019: Exchange Send connectors delivery retries must be controlled.

DISA Rule

SV-84453r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-69831

Group Title

SRG-APP-000247

Rule Version

EX13-EG-000125

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Update the EDSP.

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Set-TransportService -Identity <'IdentityName'> -TransientFailureRetryCount 10

Note: The <IdentityName> value must be in quotes.

or

The value as identified by the EDSP that has obtained a signoff with risk acceptance.

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Review the Email Domain Security Plan (EDSP).

Determine the value for Transient Failure Retry Count.

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Get-TransportService | Select Name, Identity, TransientFailureRetryCount

If the value of TransientFailureRetryCount is not set to 10 or less, this is a finding.

or

If the value of TransientFailureRetryCount is set to more than 10 or has signoff and risk acceptance in the EDSP, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-69831

Documentable

False

Rule Version

EX13-EG-000125

Severity Override Guidance

Review the Email Domain Security Plan (EDSP).

Determine the value for Transient Failure Retry Count.

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Get-TransportService | Select Name, Identity, TransientFailureRetryCount

If the value of TransientFailureRetryCount is not set to 10 or less, this is a finding.

or

If the value of TransientFailureRetryCount is set to more than 10 or has signoff and risk acceptance in the EDSP, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3099

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