• Subject: Re: Webservers - IIS, etc.
  • From: Scott Klement <klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 11:54:42 -0600 (CST)



On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, nina jones wrote:

> > 
> > Good question.  I'm playing around with it now.  Of course, I don't have the
> > knowledge to compare it to the Unix version.  I'm kind of excited to start
> > really using it.....If I'm betting there will be somethings better and
> > somethings worse............
> > 
> 
> we use iis because with the asna web serving software it's a
> requirement. i thought it was easy to set up and it does seem to run
> ok.  the as/400 is a database server, so direct access to the internet
> is not on the as/400.  i don't have anything else on the serving p/c,
> because i don't trust microsoft security at all.
> 
> nj

Agreed...  Microsoft security is not to be trusted.   So the next question
is, once a hacker has full control of your NT box (the one running IIS)
what can they use that box to access on the rest of your LAN?

Is there a firewall between the IIS machine and the AS/400?  Will it stop
attacks originating from the IIS machine?



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