IIS 5 on NT & XP workstations: Security Concerns?

From: Bill Hubbard (billh@edgeinformation.net)
Date: 02/27/03

From: "Bill Hubbard" <billh@edgeinformation.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 08:20:49 -0800

On the NT box you'll have to use IIS4, the XP comes with
IIS 5.1. You don't say what services under IIS you'll be
running, but since you're behind a firewall you can
control access to ports 80, 81 for http and 20, 21 for
>-----Original Message-----
>We need to put IIS 5 on our programmers' workstations. The
>workstations are NT 4 and XP. The workstations are behind
a firewall,
>but do have outbound access to the Internet (any
protocol, any place).
>I am not very familiar with IIS. What are my security
risks here?
>Austin, TX

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