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    Vanilla network

    please could someone answer this simple question (well not for me). What is a vanilla network?

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    Server 2003 or 2008 network without any middleware security / management apps like ranger, cc3/4 etc.

    It's like Ice-Cream - Vanilla is plain.

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    Many thanks

    I thought it maybe something like this. I guess I am moving that way as I want to get rid of our CSE management system and have control of my policies, etc. Too many problems, would love to go back to a simple (ish) system without too much interference.

    Thanks once again.

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    np.

    I run a combination of server 2k3, 2k8, ranger and abtutor.

    I have all the ranger policies turned off though and use group policy instead. The account manager, quota checker, title checker and a few other features are all good, I'm just not sure if it's worth the money - ABTutor definitely is though.

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    Yeh no need for expensive complicated middleware these days, Microsoft has done a great job with policies and restrictions.

    I've moved away from Akhter Interjigsaw and simply use it for batch imports of new students these days, nothing more.

    Our network has never been safer or more resilient.

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    Hi all, what is the website called where I'm able to purchase Vanilla for vmware?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JarredEvans View Post
    Hi all, what is the website called where I'm able to purchase Vanilla for vmware?
    What are you trying to achieve @JarredEvans?

    Vanilla isn't a product. It's just technician's slang for the basic Windows Server operating system which you purchase from a Microsoft reseller

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    Quote Originally Posted by JarredEvans View Post
    Hi all, what is the website called where I'm able to purchase Vanilla for vmware?
    I'm not really sure you understand what the term 'vanilla' means in this context. You don't purchase Vanilla, if you have windows with no addon's then you are Vanilla. 'Vanilla for VMware' is just therefore VMware.

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    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JarredEvans View Post
    Hi all, what is the website called where I'm able to purchase Vanilla for vmware?
    Well done on reviving a very old post.
    However in answer to your question, "Vanilla" is just a standard installation of operating system. The world's most popular free OS | Ubuntu has some nice downloads you can run on your VM for free, otherwise if you wanted a Windows based VM then you need to purchase one though a reseller.

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    Ok thanks Boredguy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kesomir View Post
    Server 2003 or 2008 network without any middleware security / management apps like ranger, cc3/4 etc.

    It's like Ice-Cream - Vanilla is plain.
    Going from the above analogy ( I know this is an old post as stated above ) but can you get a Chocolate Network or any other flavour ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    can you get a chocolate network or any other flavour?
    Only vanilla.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Only vanilla.

    Ok Vanilla it is then

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