[windows2000] Re: service question

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 08:58:26 +0200

On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 14:24:35 +1000, Deni Jakovljevic wrote:

>If this is the case and people HAVE to be able to install software, it
>becomes a social engineering exercise. If that doesn't work a baseball bat
>is always a good plan B, either that or let there superiors/managers/team
>leaders/whatever deal with it. :>

What if the boss is the pointy-haired type and doesn't understand a
thing when I complain? It's kinda catch 22... 8-/

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jonathan Chan [mailto:jchan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Wednesday, 11 September 2002 13:25
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: service question
>our issue is that anyone should be able to install software or do whatnot 
>to their machine as long as it's work related. for the most part, it works 
>out fine for us. it's just a small number who make it hard for us.
>i guess i'm hijacking the thread now. has anyone messed with the symantec 
>antivirus yet? i'm fixing to pour over the documentation and would like to 
>hear yea's and nay's about it.
>At 10:16 PM 9/10/2002, you wrote:
>>Couldn't agree more.  Where I work, that used to be the case, although
>>that's a few years back now.  No one ever took advantage of that fact,
>>other than me.  But they just put me in the IS department then.  But you
>>can't give people all the rights in the world to do anything at all and
>>then try to stop them from doing things.



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