IE ESC on Widows 2012

You know that you should avoid browsing the Internet on a server.
There was an easy way to access and configure the ‘Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration‘ (IE ESC) under Windows 2008 servers using the ‘server manager’
IE ESC 2008

As you may know, the server manager in Windows 2012 is completly different. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find the same button (I didn’t search too much).

My solution is actually a small powershell function that will display the UI window only if you’ve administrative privileges.
There’s no need to check for administrative credentials as the window won’t pop out if they’re missing.

function Invoke-IEESC { & (Get-command rundll32) @("C:\Windows\system32\iesetup.dll,IEShowHardeningDialog")}


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