Category Archives: Windows Server 2012

Is AppLocker Supported on Server Core?

Short answer:  No, AppLocker is not supported on Windows Server 2012 Server Core. Slightly more long-winded answer: My Google/Bing mojo failed to find a definitive answer to this question on-line.  In fact, I found two apparently conflicting sources of information. This was the first one: Windows PowerShell can used to manage AppLocker on Server Core installations… Read More »

FIPS Cryptography causes slow RDP session

I’ve recently been looking at Microsoft’s Security Compliance Manager 3.0.  SCM allows provides a rich set of server-role-based security baselines for deployment using either GPO or SCCM.  This latest version includes baselines for Windows Server 2012.  After deploying the “WS2012 Domain Controller Security Compliance 1.0” baseline settings via GPO into my lab environment I found RDP sessions to… Read More »