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Re: Code Red 2 cleanup; reporting..

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Fri Aug 10 10:53:58 2001

On Fri, 10 Aug 2001 02:11:21 PDT, Etaoin Shrdlu <[email protected]>  said:

> It started a service at port 80 for him (lucky guy), but he had definitely
> not started IIS. In fact, it had that stupid default page up that I've
> usually seen in past when some application is installed the "personal web
> server" for an unsuspecting user. I'm a little tired, and suspect that I no


I have been told that the *most* common reason for finding IIS on
a non-server install of NT or W2K is that although IIS is *NOT* installed
by default on non-server boxes, it *IS* installed if you are upgrading
and it finds traces of 'Personal Web Server'.

Would that explain what you're seeing?
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Operating Systems Analyst
				Virginia Tech

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