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Docker invites elderly Windows Server apps to spend remaining days in supervised care


Re: Nothing is new

This doesn't fix the NT (!!!!) or Windows 2000 boxes (one of each), but at least we can focus on those separately.

What we did with these applications is to firewall them off from the rest of the network and use a VDI client to run the application with the most modern desktop OS we could. These VM's were firewalled too. Users don't really like having to use VDI to get to these apps but they are typically not used much and mostly read only legacy data.

We had one production system though. We'd being pushing to get it migrated etc for years. Six months of having to use VDI and the money and will from that department to migrate to something modern suddenly appeared. Funny how that happens.

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