Lucas Holt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I would second this. > > > > At least I know the core OS is secure and stable. The only thing I > > need to > > worry about is the Frontpage extension itself. Customers are > > customers ... > > they want what they want, and if I don't give it to them, they'll take > > their > > money elsewhere. > > I just remember working at a hosting company a few years back. I > didn't administer the linux servers, but I recall the linux admin had a > great deal of trouble with unix frontpage extensions and getting them > upgraded periodically. He often sat on stale software because it was a > pain. I don't believe any operating system is more secure than > another. It all depends who is setting them up. My former boss was > very lax about security and his linux systems were often rooted. My NT > servers were never rooted as i took proper security precautions and > patched regularly. People can get in through services more often than > exploiting OS vulnerabilities. of course anyone can get rooted, I was > just rather lucky.
>From the way you're talking, it doesn't sound like luck, it sounds like you were smart. I agree with the general statement ... that any OS can be secure if properly adminned. I just find that it's much, much more work to properly admin a MS system than FreeBSD! Find me anything similar to portaudit in the Windows world. The tools in FreeBSD a just plain better. -- Bill Moran Potential Technologies http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"