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Windows Server 2019 must not have Simple TCP/IP Services installed.
Unnecessary services increase the attack surface of a system. Some of these services may not support required levels of authentication or encryption or may provide unauthorized access to the system.
Windows Server 2019 Security Technical Implementation Guide
Check Text ( C-92703r1_chk )
Enter "Get-WindowsFeature | Where Name -eq Simple-TCPIP".
If "Installed State" is "Installed", this is a finding.
An Installed State of "Available" or "Removed" is not a finding.
Fix Text (F-99631r1_fix)
Uninstall the "Simple TCP/IP Services" feature.
Start "Server Manager".
Select the server with the feature.
Scroll down to "ROLES AND FEATURES" in the right pane.
Select "Remove Roles and Features" from the drop-down "TASKS" list.
Select the appropriate server on the "Server Selection" page and click "Next".
Deselect "Simple TCP/IP Services" on the "Features" page.
Click "Next" and "Remove" as prompted.