TLS version 1.2 update in Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, and Windows 7
Please follow the steps below:
- Ensure Service Pack 1 is installed in your Windows 7 and 2008 R2 servers.
- Make sure the Microsoft update catalog kb3140245 is installed.
- Follow the steps as given in this article
- Restart the server
- For the TLSv1.2 to get reflected, manual registry keys should be added as provided in the article in Step 3 or the given fix from Microsoft should be installed.
- Once this is done, check if the below registry value is set to 0x00000A00
For x64 machines: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WinHttp\DefaultSecureProtocols
For x32 machines: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WinHttp\DefaultSecureProtocols
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