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Re: Level3 routing issues?
- From: Avleen Vig
- Date: Sat Jan 25 14:33:31 2003
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 12:20:41PM -0500, C. Jon Larsen wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Avleen Vig wrote:
> > 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.