Microsoft's problems may somedays apply to us. http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-201-4591473-0.html?tag=unkn the following is a clip from the article According to Robertson, Microsoft or its network provider Akamai--which the software giant apparently uses to distribute content across the Internet--failed to create backup systems for distributing the DNS information over the Net. Instead, all of Microsoft's servers shared the same physical network--a security flaw waiting to explode, Robertson said. "It is a poor design choice to not hand out server addresses on different network blocks." Other major networks, including America Online, Yahoo and Disney, have backup servers on different networks, minimizing the threat from a single Internet attack or outage. Microsoft declined to comment on its network design. </clip> in our own networks, the same applies for both DNS & DHCP. jim +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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