What is the implication of the Windows XP firewall that will be on by
default with SP2? I'm told that this will prevent scanning by an
external program. Our plan is to use NetReg to install a small
executable on student-owned computers that will check the registry for
antivirus and select Windows patches, and not permit completion of the
registration until we're satisfied.
Kincaid, Scott wrote:
> <>Anyone using the ZONELABS product to scan student-owned PCs
> connecting to your network? ZONELABS is a web server-based product
> that uses ActiveX to scan client PC for software products, patches,
> virus signature file dates, etc. which are configurable at the server.
> It appears if it find problems, it can given specific tailored
> instructions as to action person should take. It is reasonably priced.
> This is from the company that makes the free ZONEALARM firewall
> product that is so popular, but I am referring to a complely different
> product. The ZONELAB product looks very useful as a way to check
> student PCs during NetReg login processes or for a student to check
> their own PC against university-defined rules. Iy suuplements
> anti-virus, not replaces it.
> Contacts from anyone with experience with the product would be greatly
> appreciated!! If we decide to use it, I will post our experience.
> Scott Kincaid
> CIO, Butler University
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