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Re: [SPAM] Re: [SPAM] Re: Spybot and SQL
From: Jacek Barcikowski <m.esco () wp pl>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 23:04:17 +0100
Matthew Farrenkopf wrote:
>>>(The MSDE engine was installed on two machines for an application
>>>use, and the engine is used only locally by the application. The
>>>thought never crossed my mind that the engine was misconfigured
> with a
>>>blank sa password, but on analysis it looks like that's how the
>>>application communicates with the database. There's no option to
> add a
>>>password in the application, so I blocked port 1433 to the outside
>>>world. Problem solved until we can talk to the vendor.)
>>Before the installation you can set up a setup.ini file with
>>DISABLENETWORKPROTOCOLS=1 configuration option in it. MSDE will not
>>listen to any port, therefore cannot be accessed from the net.
> Regrettably, this is an automated installation system. It's not like I
> was able to install MSDE first myself, then install the application. It
> was all done at once.
> Is there any way to disable it after installation? (I haven't had a
> chance to RTFineM, but will go do that as well.) Right now, I'm
> protecting ports with IPSec rules.
You can run svrnetcn.exe from command line and then disable TCP/IP from
enabled protocols list.
Here is also a great article about MSDE configuration:
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
- Re: [SPAM] Re: [SPAM] Re: Spybot and SQL Jacek Barcikowski (Feb 11)