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A host-based firewall must be installed and enabled on the system.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-73279 WN16-00-000310 SV-87931r1_rule Medium
A firewall provides a line of defense against attack, allowing or blocking inbound and outbound connections based on a set of rules.
Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2019-01-16


Check Text ( C-73383r1_chk )
Determine if a host-based firewall is installed and enabled on the system.

If a host-based firewall is not installed and enabled on the system, this is a finding.

The configuration requirements will be determined by the applicable firewall STIG.
Fix Text (F-79723r1_fix)
Install and enable a host-based firewall on the system.