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RE: Enterprise fallout from RestrictAnonymous
From: "Depp, Dennis M." <deppdm () ornl gov>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 10:24:50 -0500

We have been running this way for several years and have not had any
issues that I can remember.

Denny 

-----Original Message-----
From: Chewy Gravy [mailto:chewygravy () gmail com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 9:03 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Enterprise fallout from RestrictAnonymous

Does anyone have experience with an enterprise-wide reset of the
RestrictAnonymous registry value from 0 to 1? This would include NT,
200 and 2003 servers - I'm wondering if there are any gotcha's we
should be aware of in real-world deployment of such a change. Because
we have a mixed environment, I don't believe we can safely set
RestrictAnonymous to 2 without breaking a lot of downstream servers.

MS has this helpful article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890161/?sd=RMVP&fr=1#XSLTH31651211231201
21120120

which also makes me wonder if setting the value to 1 is of any use -
won't any auditor worth their salt use the tools that can still
enumerate accounts unless the value is set to 2?

Thanks

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