Archive for July 29th, 2005

SQL Server Web Data Administrator July 29th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

This is a kewl move from Microsoft. I am excited to see a web version of the Mangement Studio for Administrators. Even though I have not explored this to the full. The interesting fact being ASP .NET 2.0 prrof-of-concept for sure :) … I would want to get my hands dirty nevertheless. Catch the site here

From the domain name I guess we can find more tools to come our way. This is just my guess …

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xp_cmdshell: Is this required? July 29th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Yes, as a rule of thumb we say that for security reasons there is no need to actually have the extended SP. But more often than not the complete analysis needs to be done. This KB article describes in detail the effects of removing xp_cmdshell and the dependencies that need to be taken care. I would rate this as a good read … Do take a minute to go over this …

 

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