Nice MS bug

Wim Kerkhoff wim at
Tue Jul 18 16:44:47 PDT 2000

That's a pretty simple check...

On 18-Jul-2000 Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> I wonder what software runs. MS probably doesn't even
> run MS Windows on their servers (go figure)

wim at debianwim:~$ ftp
Connected to
220 cpmsftftpa03 Microsoft FTP Service (Version 5.0).
Name ( ftp
331 Anonymous access allowed, send identity (e-mail name) as password.
230-This is FTP.MICROSOFT.COM. Please see the
230-dirmap.txt for more information.
230 Anonymous user logged in.
Remote system type is Windows2000.
ftp> quit
221 Thank you for using Microsoft Products!

*shudder* I feel evil.

wim at debianwim:~$ telnet 80
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

HTTP/1.1 403 Access Forbidden
Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0

So, it seems like all the webservers (there 5 of them for load
balancing) run Win2K with IIS 5 as well.

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