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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: Now I've gone and done it
Date Sat, 02 Aug 1997 15:51:48 GMT
> On Fri, 1 Aug 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > Circumstances beyond my control have lead to my purchase of a WinNT 
> > 4.0 server....
> But will it run Apache?

Dunno yet. Demand requires IIS + SQL server.
(asp support is the drive)

> > How the hell do you remote administer these things?
> Hahahahahahahahaha.  Don't you know, you can do anything remotely from a
> telnet session that you could with a Unix box.  You don't have to use the
> pretty interface.  Snicker.  Fat chance.

I really had hopes of that. Clear that I was dreaming now... Glad I 
could entertain you... :-)

> You can do minimal remote admin by installing a telnet client, but the
> only real way is by using a remote access program like PC Anywhere.  We
> have a bunch of NT machines colocated here, and that is what most of them
> do.
> Oh, there is a NT web admin interface of some sort that can do basic
> things, but I have never used it.

Yeah, that scares the shit out of me...

> > Anyone who could share a couple of "start here" pointers would be 
> > very much appreciated.
> Don't use the server for anything and it will be fine.  Don't even think
> about installing programs on it once you have the servers running.  Don't
> even think about logging into it.  Just stand back and sit there waiting
> to grab it when it falls over.  Nothing more specific, sorry.

:-) Poised and ready...

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