Planning and Installation Guide Chapter 10: Server Requirements
❋Internet Data Connector
❋Server Side Includes
❋World Wide Web Service
Unselect FrontPage Server Extensions.
FrontPage Server Extensions are installed by default. This option should be
disabled because these extensions have been a source of security problems
for servers. There are several exploits using these extensions that allow a
hacker to gain access to the file system.
Step 2 If you are using RDP and using Windows 2003, you must ensure the following:
There are no Remote Desktop sessions with Options set for Remote
Computer sound set to ‘Bring to this Computer’.
They must be configured to ‘leave at remote computer’.
10.6.2 Configuring DEP Settings Prior to Installing ShoreWare
We strongly recommended that prior to installing the ShoreWare software, you should
configure the Data Execution Prevention (DEP) settings such that DEP is only enabled for
essential Windows programs and services. The following procedure configures this setting:
Step 1 Click Start and then select Run.
Step 2 In the command prompt, type sysdm.cpl
Step 3 In the “System Properties” window, click the Advanced tab to display the
Step 4 In the Performance section, click the Settings button.
Step 5 In the window that appears, click the Data Execution Prevention tab to display
the window shown in Figure 10-2:
Figure 10-1 Click the Advanced tab