[THIN] Re: Active Windows Installer?

Used to be best practice for windows 2003 to disable the installer service,
but realistically if you have tight enough policies it shouldn't be any
issue....

Luke.



On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It's needed for Windows 2008 R2..  (No more shadow keys)
>
> Anyways, aside from that.  My 2 cents:  When you start using/messing with
> Microsoft services in a way that Microsoft did not intend bad things happen.
>
> Joe
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 8:33 AM, James Scanlon <
> James.Scanlon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>>  What are everyones thoughts on enabling (leaving manual) or disabling
>> the Windows installer service on citrix servers.
>> Surely a 'just in time' install for citrix users is a bad thing?
>> Should we disable the windows installer on all servers by default?
>>
>> James
>>
>> *__________________________________**____*
>>
>>
>>
>> C. Hoare & Co. is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services
>> Authority with registration no. 122093. The FSA’s address is 25, The North
>> Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.
>>
>> Registered in England no. 240822. Registered office 37 Fleet St, London,
>> EC4P 4DQ
>>
>>
>>
>> Confidentiality Disclaimer:
>>
>> This message and attachments are confidential and may be privileged, and
>> are sent for the personal attention of the addressee(s). If you are not the
>> intended addressee, any use, disclosure or copying of this document is
>> unauthorised. Information transmitted by email may be intercepted, lost,
>> destroyed, corrupted or delayed and as a result, C. Hoare & Co. do not
>> accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this
>> message. If you would like to confirm the contents of this email, please
>> request a hard copy version.
>>
>>
>>
>> If the contents of this message are of a personal nature, the email will
>> have been sent in a personal capacity and not on behalf of C. Hoare & Co.
>>
>>
>>
>> Monitoring/Viruses:
>>
>> C. Hoare & Co. may monitor all incoming and outgoing emails in line with
>> current legislation. Although emails are screened for viruses, C. Hoare &
>> Co. cannot guarantee that any transmissions will be virus free.
>>
>> *__**________________________________**__**____*
>>
>> * *
>>
>
>

Other related posts: