"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
Windows administration is for the birds.

09:40 < vai> bda: also - if you're running windows machines inside - get the MS baseline sec. analyser.
09:41 <@bda> The what?
09:41 < vai> it can audit yer net for the known holes
09:41 <@ejp> the what?
09:41 <@ejp> bah, fuck that. just secure the perimiter.
09:41 <@bda> vai: In Real Network Administration, that's called "snort".
09:41 < vai> bda: it get windows patches. and fixes.
09:41 < vai> snort doesn't
09:41 <@ejp> I put a nice hard Unix shell around the soft GUI center.
09:42 <@bda> Heh.
09:42 <@bda> ejp++

July 9, 2004 9:43 AM