June 4th, 2002, 08:37 PM
Windows 2000 Server AntiVirus Software
Hi everyone... Yesterday I got infected with the plan.vbs worm. That's what I get for showing a friend how to download mp3s and then leaving him unsupervised for a few hours.
Anyways, I got myself Norton AntiVirus 2002 and installed it on my XP work station, and it works like a charm. When I tried to install it onto my Windows 2000 Server, I got the message telling me that it will not work on that operating system.
I search AO, and found another thread on this topic, but there weren't any suggestions about antivirus software to use on Windows 2000 Server.
So, any suggestions on what AV software I should use with Windows 2000 Server? Any experiences with AV software on Win2000 Server to share? Thanks!
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure...
June 4th, 2002, 08:41 PM
works on 98, ME. 2000 pro,server, advserver, NT$ work and server and XP
Viruses updated almost daily.
[gloworange]\"A hacker is someone who has a passion for technology, someone who is possessed by a desire to figure out how things work.\" [/gloworange]
June 4th, 2002, 08:54 PM
I kind of like these guys.....pandasoftware
you get fast action on new signatures too 24 hrs
it works with outlook and exchange
ive compared it to norton and mcafee aganst a bit over 400 viruses I have coloected and it holds its own and is a little faster in some cases then mcafee.
Ive had no problems so far
Integrity...loyalty.....and the willingness to make a better world for us all.
June 4th, 2002, 08:56 PM
I believe Norton Corporate Edition is supported on Win 2000 server.
June 4th, 2002, 09:29 PM
If you want to run macafee on a server you need the special sever edition. Apparently it cost a bundle to. A few months ago the e-mail system at the collage Iím attending went down. When I asked why it was down they said it got a virus. Turns out the didnít put any antivirus software on the mail server because it cost too much.
I think this is what they want you to buy.
Of course if youíre running 2000 server as a desktop computer you might want to see if you can find a free virus scanner that doesnít have a server edition.
Here is a page with some info on free virus scanners.
Also says something about pandasoft being linked to Scientology
Its not software piracy. Iím just making multiple off site backups.
June 4th, 2002, 09:35 PM
Yeah Norton CE will work on Windows 2000 server i also belive that Mircosoft antivirus will work too.
June 4th, 2002, 10:10 PM
probably not a lot of help but Norton AV 2001 does work on win2k server....
I used to be With IT. But then they changed what IT was. Now what I'm with isn't IT, and what's IT seems scary and weird." - Abe Simpson
June 4th, 2002, 11:09 PM
I've had a bit of experience with Norton and McAfee software. I'd recommend getting Norton Corporate Edition. It is cheap, and has some excellent management functions when you install CE on the workstations ( I believe it comes with 5 client licenses ). McAfee is indeed expensive.
And one word of warning, NEVER put non-server edition antivirus onto a sever. There was one time back in the day when I put McAfee, I think it was, onto a server and pow, no more booting.
\"It\'s only arrogrance if you can\'t back it up, otherwise it is confidence.\" - Me
June 4th, 2002, 11:48 PM
bah i dont use antivirus for some reason....i jsut have this wierd little thing that emails me telling my i have been infecteed and it was corrected notron is like big brother for me cuz that have emailed me 2 times telling me they removed the worm or virus
\"\"A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.\" ó G.K. Chesterton, 19th-century English essayist and poet\"
June 4th, 2002, 11:58 PM
Get Norton Corporate Edition, It works in all server environments