SQL Server with Mr. Denny:

Anti-Virus

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May 1, 2009  5:03 AM

Should I install an Anti-Virus software on my server?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Anti-Virus, SQL Server

Yes, for crying out loud yes. Every server that can access the Internet or be access from the Internet, or that can be accessed from a computer that can access the Internet should have an anti-virus on it.  Preferably a corporate wide solution like

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December 25, 2008  11:00 AM

What should I do when my Windows Admin wants to put an anti-virus on the SQL Servers?



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Anti-Virus, SQL

My answer to that one is pretty easy.  Let him / her.  I'm a firm believer that every machine on the network should have anti-virus software installed.  Most anti-virus software is pretty lightweight (especially compared to the amount of hardware that your SQL Server has), and if a virus did get...


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