STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Exchange 2016 Edge Transport Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Exchange Internet-facing Receive connectors must offer Transport Layer Security (TLS) before using basic authentication.

DISA Rule

SV-95229r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-80519

Group Title

SRG-APP-000219

Rule Version

EX16-ED-000180

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Set-ReceiveConnector -Identity <'IdentityName'> -AuthMechanism 'Tls, BasicAuth, BasicAuthRequireTLS'

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

Example only for the Identity: <ServerName>\Frontend <ServerName>

Repeat the procedure for each receive connector.

Check Contents

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Get-ReceiveConnector | Select Name, Identity, AuthMechanism

For each receive connector, if the value of "AuthMechanism" is not set to "Tls, BasicAuth, BasicAuthRequireTLS", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-80519

Documentable

False

Rule Version

EX16-ED-000180

Severity Override Guidance

Open the Exchange Management Shell and enter the following command:

Get-ReceiveConnector | Select Name, Identity, AuthMechanism

For each receive connector, if the value of "AuthMechanism" is not set to "Tls, BasicAuth, BasicAuthRequireTLS", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

3353

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