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Re: [Control-X] Digest Number 78

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  • Frank J. Sikich Jr.
    I belong to this already
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 2, 2000
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      I belong to this already

      At 10:54 AM 5/31/00 -0700, you wrote:
      >Hi Guys,
      >
      >Can I get you guys to please all sign up for this listserver on The
      >CONTROL Suite of Products from BMC Software (formerly New Dimension).
      >
      >The process to subscribe is very simple, fill out the forms at
      >http://s390.8m.com/controlm.html
      >
      >See question from guy at Newport News (former REXX & OPS/MVS student)
      >asking question about CONTROL-M scheduling product.
      >
      >Having you all have some dialog here will help TREMENDOUSLY in marketing
      >our services and expertise. I would participate in the dialog but I don't
      >think anyone is interested in my speciality (Beer Drinking and Bullshitting).
      >
      >Thanks,
      >
      >Scott
      >
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      >There are 2 messages in this issue.
      >
      >Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1. Control-M and NT
      > From: "Bowers, Joe" <jfb00@...>
      > 2. RE: Control-M and NT
      > From: "CUNNINGHAM, Chris" <ccunningham@...>
      >
      >
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      >Message: 1
      > Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 13:36:52 -0400
      > From: "Bowers, Joe" <jfb00@...>
      >Subject: Control-M and NT
      >
      >I have noticed on the NT Server for the ECS and Control-M there is a text
      >file named "\Ecsnt\RepCLI\Server.txt" that contains both the sybase userid
      >and password. Does anyone know if that file is necessary for using the
      >server. If so, can it be encrypted so the information is not so easily
      >identified?
      >
      >Joe Bowers
      >
      >Newport News, Virginia
      >
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      >Message: 2
      > Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 09:53:26 +1000
      > From: "CUNNINGHAM, Chris" <ccunningham@...>
      >Subject: RE: Control-M and NT
      >
      >I checked this product out last year, to try and get around the extrememly
      >slow x-windows based remote support we are sometimes forced to do. Due to a
      >bunch of issues we have not progressed it. It is very promising, but we
      >haven't tested the latest and greatest yet.
      >
      >The response I got from BMC when I asked about this particular problem was
      >as follows:
      >
      >"The reason why the password is kept in the mentioned file is that it is
      >used in future installations to save the customer the trouble of re-entering
      >the same installation parameters.
      >
      >During each installation of ECS NT only the parameters that are required
      >according to the selected components are entered and saved. The SA password
      >is required only when creating Databases in an existing DB server, so they
      >are created only once for each ECS NT environment.
      >The assumption made was that this first installation of Databases will be
      >done through an Administrator machine, to which access is restricted.
      >
      >Anyhow, it is possible to delete this entry manually from the file, or
      >delete the whole file - this may require re-entering of the installation
      >parameters in future installations.
      >
      >As the SA password is used only during the installation, it is also possible
      >to change the SA pasword of this DB server after the installation is
      >completed.
      >
      >Following your enquiry, we decided to encrypt the SA passsword in this file
      >in future versions, and it is currently planned to include this in ECS600."
      >
      >
      >Cheers,
      >Chris.
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: Bowers, Joe [mailto:jfb00@...]
      >Sent: Wednesday, 31 May 2000 3:37
      >To: 'Control-X@egroups.com'
      >Subject: [Control-X] Control-M and NT
      >
      >
      >I have noticed on the NT Server for the ECS and Control-M there is a text
      >file named "\Ecsnt\RepCLI\Server.txt" that contains both the sybase userid
      >and password. Does anyone know if that file is necessary for using the
      >server. If so, can it be encrypted so the information is not so easily
      >identified?
      >
      >Joe Bowers
      >
      >Newport News, Virginia
      >
      >
      >
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