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RE: Network diversity Software diversity
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu [mailto:Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu] > Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 11:48 PM > > On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 22:40:50 PST, Roeland Meyer said: > > Okay, how do you do security, in Win2K, without a domain > controller? > > How do you do a Win2K domain without active directory? > > Contrary to what many puntits would have you believe, you don't > need to be in a domain and be running AD just to serve up static HTML. > Beware such pundits - they are probably trying to sell you > either a software > or hardware upgrade. ;) > You don't even need to be running Win2K. I hear even NT 4.0 does > a passable job once you install all the IIS patches. ;) Actually, Linux does it better w/ Apache. But, IIS is a better RAD environment. But, that isn't the issue. The track started about DNS at MSFT. Windows networks have Win domain controllers ... > > > From: Eric Germann [mailto:email@example.com] > > > > > > Uhh, I highly doubt they have a requirement to run DDNS on > > > the front ends. If all you're doing is serving up html pages > > > without user authentication, Win2K is perfectly happy with > > > its own internal account database. DDNS is a pre-req for AD, > > As Eric said.... you don't need bells and whistles. And if you're > building a machine that *has* to work, you probably want to avoid > bellls and whistles, as broken bell and whistle parts get jammed in > the gears and cause failures.... MSFT is not running static anything.