Re: sqlServer & Internet explorer

From: Carlos Eduardo Rojas (carloser@mindspring.com)
Date: 06/06/02


From: "Carlos Eduardo Rojas" <carloser@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 17:14:56 -0400


Some of the sql server components, like books online and enterprise manager,
require internet explorer. Actually, IE is a requirement of the sql server
installation. I know this is kind of weird from the security point of view,
but that's the way it is.

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Carlos Eduardo Rojas
MCSE+I, MCDBA, MCSS, SQL Server MVP
Author: SQL Server Programming By Example
http://www.sqlserverbyexample.com
"Maris" <mritley@kent.edu> wrote in message
news:ae1501c20d9d$8d650670$37ef2ecf@TKMSFTNGXA13...
> The security people here don't want Internet Explorer
> on out SqlServer servers.
>
> Can anyone tell me why SqlServer is dependent
> of Internet Explorer?   We tried to remove IE
> from a SQLServer server and SQL wouldn't start
> with a message indicating the  it "couldn't find
> at least version 3.0 of Internet Explorer".
>
> I tried searching he Microsoft support web pages
> but I couldn't find any information.  I did find
> a short note in a book stating that before sqlServer 7.0
> you must install IE 4.01.
>