From: Kevin Liebowicz <linux-...@lycos.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 06:50:36 -0700
Local: Tues, Jul 3 2007 9:50 am
Subject: Re: I hate IIS - "Server Application Unavailable" error message
On Jul 2, 10:38 pm, "Cowboy \(Gregory A. Beamer\)"
<NoSpamMgbwo...@comcast.netNoSpamM> wrote:Not at all. This domain controller is in the basement of my house
> Juan has given you the hangman's noose. Now I am going to inform you why
> Juan told you not to do this.
> You can get it running on a domain controller by altering this account. The
> Why is this a problem? Well, once someone has control of your domain
> And, why is that dangerous? Do you hold ANY secrets. You know, things like
where it sits behind a firewall. There is no external access to the
network and the domain controller simply provides me with centralized
management for my computers and those that my kids use. I run a web
server on the same machine to serve mp3s, photos and videos.
> Can this really happen? Well, the likelihood is fairly low. It is almostNot a problem for me unless my wife plans on hacking into the server.
> impossible on a NORMAL web server, but it is a bit more of a risk on web
> server that happens to sit on a DC.
Don't think that you and/or Microsoft understand every customer
scenario because you don't.
> Can you mitigate this. Certainly. Buy a web server.I don't need yet another machine. The one I currently have is more
> Here is the bottom line. Is it less risky to tell the person forcing you toThere is no customer data. I don't need another computer. And there is
> do this to buy a web server or to have your customer's data stolen (and
> perhaps your own) or to risk you job telling your boss
> he needs to spend aYeah, yeah, yeah. Once again... one size does NOT fit all.
> few thousand on a web server? If the later, then find a better job. And, if
> it is you that is the boss deciding you need to risk your whole business
> over a couple of thosand dollars, then I am wating my time.
> Don't put your web server on a DC ... EVER.EVER? Then do explain why my family intranet needs a 2nd machine to
server web pages.
> Nuff said. If you ignore this, you can take Juan's "fix" and hang yourself.Ignored because you believe that you understand my situation better
than I do. You do not.
> Gregory A. Beamer
> MVP; MCP: +I, SE, SD, DBAhttp://gregorybeamer.spaces.live.com
> Co-author: Microsoft Expression Web Bible (upcoming)
> Yes, I seen the dozens of KB articles like this one:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q315158
> But the problem is that 99% of these are for ASP .NET 1.x and this
> THIS IS USELESS !!!!! There is no "userName" attribute in the
> The event log is filled with messages like:
> Sorry Microsoft - But you are getting WORSE and WORSE. How about
> It's no wonder that Linux is kicking your butt and I'm about 30
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