Frankly, I think the suggestion of using non-writable media (ie. CD-ROMs)
is rather unpractical. Most sufficiently interesting web sites contain
ever-changing & constantly updated information, such as news, various
daily features, etc.
Not a practical solution.
I agree with other suggestions on the list that less confining
methods of securing web servers are currently available, its just
a matter of competency & knowledge, something that seems to be in
short supply these days (as witnessed by the recent high-profile
At 01:17 PM 12/31/96 -0800, Mark Johnson wrote:
>On all of my new Intel PC's BIOS it gives the option for booting from
>the CDROM. I can't remember what the standard is, but it shouldn't be
>to hard to find(I'm configuring my ATM switches, so I don't have the
>time to search right now, sorry:-) ) The CDROM and the BIOS have to be
>at the meet the standard (The same one I can't remember :-) ). I know
>COMPAQ machines are shipping this way so they may have some info.
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