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Old 12-20-2004   #11
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I agree. It just seems a little strange that the infamous and all-powerful admin account is restricted from FTP-ing!

Admin can FTP out, however you NEVER want to have admin access when FTP'ing into a machine. That is you never want the FTP server to accept connections with a username of admin. Remeber that when logged in under FTP you have all the rights and privelages granted to the username you are logged in as.
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Old 12-23-2004   #12
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I understand. But FTP is only one protocol. Does Telnet have this restriction on 2003? What about Remote Desktop? I know for a fact it doesn't.

The FTP service can be disabled just as RD or Telnet can if there are concerns about someone unknowingly using the admin account. I just found it curious that they have restricted the admin account alltogether for just FTP. Hackers can easily still use admin access with other protocols/services. Sure the FTP service may be more likely to be enabled on a server than the others, but it doesn't change the fact that hackers can and will have just as much fun using other methods.
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Those programs exchange passwords unencrypted. That's why I'd say.
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Old 12-24-2004   #14
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Those programs exchange passwords unencrypted. That's why I'd say.
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congratulations RN gonna have to change from RacinRN to RacinAdmin
HEHE...well, I'm a RN first then an Admin and if I pass my CCNA then RacinRNAdminCCNA. OMG! That will NEVER fit on my license plate! What am I going to do?????

ZT...There are 35 workstations at the place I work. That is nothing compared to the number you have to admin, but it's a start for me. Especially since everything is such a mess. And I still work my other job and do school, so anymore and I would be psycho.

Oh, wait, I am psycho. Just ignore that previous comment.

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Old 12-26-2004   #16
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ZT...There are 35 workstations at the place I work. That is nothing compared to the number you have to admin, but it's a start for me. Especially since everything is such a mess. And I still work my other job and do school, so anymore and I would be psycho.

Oh, wait, I am psycho. Just ignore that previous comment.

Happy Holidays everyone!
Well 35 is just enough to make ya crazy given the right circumstances...especially if you get a nasty worm infestation that requires you to remove all the workstations from the LAN and disenfect!..LOL

Anyway...glad you are getting your hands dirty in the IT field...its a fun job and the biggest difference between sysadmin and RN is the latter has to bury their mistakes...where us admins can go back the next day and fix it again!

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Congrats racin I am in second phase of cisco networking class you give me hope. BTW a real neat site for networking [url]http://www.firewall.cx/index.php[/url]

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