Disable IIS 8.0/8.5 Banner Information

Below are the steps of how to fix the banner (version information) in IIS 8.0/8.5

Step 1:
Install the latest version of Microsoft Web Platform Installer (https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx/).
Step 2:
Install URL Rewrite 2.0 using Web Platform Installer on the server.

Install URL Rewrite using Web Platform Installer

Succesfull Installed

Step 3:
After installation of same, URL Rewrite starts appearing in IIS Manager.


Step 4:
Add the Outbound Rule using URL Rewrite, to replace the Response Banner to custom banner.

Change URL Rewrite

Step 5:
Else we can add the below shown code in web.config file also.

Add OutBound Rule

Web Config Change

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Pralhad Chaskar(c0d3xpl0it)‏

Vinesh Redkar
Vinesh Redkar
Senior Security Researcher

Security professional with over 9 years of experience in the security domain across various industries such as Finance, Insurance, Telecom, and government