Gim Muthukumarana (Toronto, Ontario)
Using WSS 3.0 without Active Directory
The other night I attended a meeting of the Toronto Chapter of CIPS. Before the meeting got started I got into a conversation with Gim Muthukumarana from Iserve Technology Consulting. During our conversation Gim mentioned a script he used to configure WSS 3.0 so that he could use it without having an Active Directory domain.
I was pretty interested in what he did as I know a lot of situations where WSS would be very useful in a workgroup enviroment. I asked Gim to send me his script and he did so I thought I'd share it with you!
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN>
psconfig -cmd -configdb -create -server <database server name> -database wss_config -user
<App Server Name\User> -password <Password> -dbuser <DBUser Name> -dbpassword <DBPassword>
Now that is a one-liner (due to blog formatting it got wrapped) that is pretty powerful. Reminds me of some of the PowerShell one-liners I've seen!
Thanks for sharing this Gim!