Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Exchange Server guidance to protect against speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities

Microsoft finally came out with guidance for Exchange Server and the recent Meltdown/Spectre patches:


Looks like there is a big performance hit by enabling KVAS so those customers hosted in a public cloud are not going to be happy.  Also, look for more performance degradation once the microcode updates are released.  Be sure to test!