[THIN] Re: Stupid Question Time.. (NFuse details)

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 11:22:30 +0100

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andrew Rogers
> Sent: 07 May 2004 11:11
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Stupid Question Time.. (NFuse details)
> cool, two final questions then..
> does it take over IIS when installed?

Presumably you mean NFuse classic / WI?

Neither take control of IIS, just sorta installs itself as an ASP app.

Your IIS installation could likely serve other web pages / apps.

> aaand when installing, does it require anything setting up, 

Well in saying it doesn't take over the IIS install - if it's the only
app / page your IIS server is serving, or you want to make the NFuse
classic / WI login page the default, then you'll need to do something

> or connecting t= o a farm at all? (please please let it need 
> doing after its installed!)

There's an admin "page" of the application that you use to configure the
NFuse / WI settings, such as the farm(s) details, and other things.

> Ta for all the info :)
> Andrew
> --o--
> >>> Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 07/05/04 10:15:27 >>>
> WI is only available if you've got FR3 licensed to you - 
> AFAIK it's not on the CDs or downloadable, unless you are allowed FR3.
> MSAM is a cost, true enough - but true portal products are 
> pretty darned expensive. In that market segment, it's quite 
> inexpensive - but in fairness, is probably not quite up with 
> the other big portal products.
> WI isn't hugely different from NFuse (not that I can 
> officially get WI, you understand ;-)). Perhaps slightly 
> improved, maybe a bit slicker, and the file structures of 
> what makes it up, has been streamlined a bit.
> To be perfectly honest, I don't understand why they don't 
> freely distribute WI like NFuse classic - it's not like they 
> charge for it directly.
> Neil

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