Re: IIS 5.0 W2K SP 3
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From: "THE SAINT" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 13:48:56 -0300
you can also use the cnet catchup service, it's a bit annoying, but works
"Ken Schaefer" <kenRMV@THISadOpenStatic.com> wrote in message
> a) Don't uninstall elements of your Windows setup, then install a service
> pack, then reinstall the element (eg IIS). Why? Because the Service Pack
> updates these elements. When you reinstall, the installer will pull the
> original files from the CD. Now Win2k (with the MS Installer Service) is
> smarter than WinNT. It will usually know that it certain files from SP3
> replace those from the CD, but what if you no longer have the SP install
> files around?
> b) Since you installed IIS again after you installed SP3, installed SP3
> again to be sure you are protected
> c) Don't use WindowsUpdate to check your machine. It just scans registry
> keys. Since you are in a situation where you might have older files on
> machine, a scan of the registry isn't going to pick this up. I suggest you
> either use the MS Baseline Security Analyser, or the HFNetChk tool to
> your machine. These tools do a checksum test on the files that were
> and can tell you if you need to reinstall a patch. HFNetChk is available
> The MSBA is available here (it provides a GUI to HFNetChk):
> "Definitely Not Me" <rerickspetts3am.mchsi.com> wrote in message
> > I'm confused about updating IIS security in this situation. When I go to
> > Microsoft IIS security pages I see for example April 2002 applies to W2k
> > professional but then at bottom it refers to PRE-SP3
> > What security patches / hotfixes should be applied to IIS 5.0 W2K SP 3
> > Microsoft's documentation leaves me chasing my tail (pant, pant). One
> > vicious circle.
> > After installing SP3 (and being new to the IIS world) I REMOVED IIS then
> > Reinstalled it. I don't know if this would have any affect or not.
> > Update says there are no updates required.
> > I don't think it checks IIS ...
> > Thanks in advance for any help.
> > Bob R.