INF: SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition Release A

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SUMMARY
In response to the Slammer worm, Microsoft has released a new revision of SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition that is not vulnerable to the Slammer worm.

For information about how to obtain the new SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

SQL Server 2000 Trial Software
MORE INFORMATION
Discard any current evaluation CDs that you currently have, and use this new version instead.

SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition is intended for short-term testing. Do not use it in production environments.

Note Beginning with SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a, service packs can be applied to the SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition.
REFERENCES
For more information about the Slammer worm, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Finding and Fixing Slammer Vulnerabilities
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Article ID: 816824 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 06:58:51 - Revision: 3.2

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