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Just found that SSLv2 is enabled in IIS 7.5 by default and to change it requires tweaking in registry. What is the design decision for it? Is there a disadvantage of disabling it?

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It's enabled by default in Server 2008 R2 for backwards compatibility for really ancient client applications.

For most web servers, all client browsers support at least SSLv3; SSLv2 can be safely disabled.

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