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A lot of useful info , but missed the most significant change in Win98 . See NY/SigAPL:HTML4.0-Forms a couple of days later .
============================: TUE.NOV,971118 :============================ 18| NYC.ACM:Windows98/NT5 ConstantineKaniklidis . 730 3rd Av NYC.ACM |18:23| Screen : MS NT Server v5.00 . |18:35| GaryWeaver , Sec , : Constantine : Win98 When ? now beta 2.1 out ~ 98Q1 . If allow embeded browser | NT 5.0 : Q2 , July - probably that when Win98 w ship too . He worked on some of v4.00 | plan future just NT . merge in 2000 . | 5.0 in 1st Beta | Desktop starts the same . but Browser is the desktop . can stay in non integrated mode . Wolfpack clustering integrated . scale to >= 32 servers . up to 2000 - 8000 transactions % second . Active Directory & DFS : Single view of directory including foreign drives . - can integrate w Web . every thing just shows up as another resource - including registerys . Special consol privlaged system . DistributedFileSystem - single volume w/o seams . All been tested - except w Mailframes . - Is powerful idea . - catching up w Novell . X.500 file protocol . L.pad - LightweightPrgramA..D.. ? Aud : Integrated Browser - in 4.0 -- goes down more often - Warm recovery - restores desktop . | Chief hazard - destabalizing - Java Support . MS AppFoundationClasses less well characterized than Sun`s Back up registry if go to integrated . OpenGl graphical language . Less than .3 satisfied w `95 , now changing metaphore again . Can choose : Shell in registry . -- set to any exe. Zero Administration : can integrate across Win Systems & Mac . I Explorer on many environments including Unix . Any drivers available for NT also . They`ve made all drivers NT standard . Is Plug & Play |19:10| Demo | MS Network monitor Tools - can look at all packets going by in plain text . easy to filter out passwords . You should only use MS install wizard to install anything - never use vendor suplied autoinstalls . Can then use to cleanly uninstall . Uses BackWeb technology ugrades from web done in background . Hardware Wizard very knowledgable . Modem defaults not optimal . NT now has Power mngt including industry std hibernate . May lower forground dominance for better internet stack performance | DOS7.0 still under `98 , not NT . Personal Fax included . -- world class - never crashes . IB TAPI Internet file telephone tek . Integrated . Intel`s Tek NTFS file system - can only convert upward - not downward compable . CK wrote extra legal - NTFS read from DOS - blows security . Recommends WorkStation : 16MB minimum & that`s OK . 32MB plenty . Server : scales all way to 3GB . 32 good min . Server price 3x WS price . LX440J Pentium chip only one which supports instant hibernation . Aud : Why upgrade to even `98 ? Price - 10x for apps | $800 for NT To unlock Win 98 or 95 disk to reformat , type LOCK at the DOS prompt . 16bit code 2x as well supported under 95 & 98 . You can run ProgramManager under NT under 95 shell . '98 much easier to control thru control panel vs thru Registry manipulation . NT much more expensive to support . No security advantage . NT support for FAT32 Disk mngt - multiple formats FAT FAT32 , NTFS NTFS2 & HPFS & OS-2 | eNTFS2 : Disk Quotas for users & 196 bit on the fly encryption | Built in Smart Defrag from Liberty(?) - moves volitile files up to start of disk where head movement minimal . C2 Security - not so . NSA says only in stand alone mode . C2 securable w mngr frm MS . - | 98 is D rated . Can reach Enhanced B1 mode using built in resources . very secure . Aud : Up to MVS ? They`re gaining . Inadequate auditablilty . IBM working w MS to have NT run on mainframes by 2000 . Win98 - MultiLink - 2 or more modems on internet simultaniously . If ISP supports multilink . PointPointTunnelingProtocol : B1 secure channel : 196bit PCT PPG & RSA hybrid . - gives VirtualPrivateNetwork End to End encryption across any backbone . Enhanced Remote Access Server Support . Muliti leaved Serial . double Serial rate . Troubleshooting Wizard - requires tons of reboots but solves problems . Looks like Symantec . Support for DDD , USP . Accessability features in both . chk HCL & SCL on Web |( WED.NOV,971119,13:37-5 | At this point , ~ 2030 , the battery beeped & I shut down . So , I missed a few more facts , and Constantine`s E-mail address . )|