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Re: Level3 routing issues?
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 12:20:41PM -0500, C. Jon Larsen wrote: > > On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Avleen Vig wrote: > > [snip] > > > Let's not blame MS for admins who don't know how to secure their boxes > > :-) > > A patch was released mid-2002 and was also part of SQL Server SP3 > > Would it not also be a good idea/practice *not* to ever let a MS SQL > server (or *any* database server) sit on a network that is directly > accessible from the internet ? Having a firewall(s) in front of your > database server regardless of the type is pretty much common sense, right? > > Its bad enough to be stuck having to run/support IIS and MSSQL in any > scenario, but letting MSSQL talk to the world just seems like asking for > even more trouble. I agree absolutely. This is just bad practice and the network admins here need to re-think their security architecture.