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What is a vanilla server or vanilla network

Posted on 2011-03-08
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Hi All

I work in the IT Sector and I have recently started to hear people talk about vanilla servers and vanilla networks...can anyone tell me what it actually means? Is it just a buzz word or is it a type of serve?

My current thoughts is that its just a clean server or new network...i just dont know and feeling a bit dumb when in conversations reffering to 'vanilla' server/networks.

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The term "vanilla" generally refers to nothing special -- just the default setup for any server, software, or application.  Meaning, nothing fancy, no special configuration, just plain vanilla!
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so when someone says I have a vanilla server with microsoft 2008 or sbs2008 loaded, what they are acctually saying is I have a microsoft 2008 server with basic out of the box configuration..right?



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exactly!
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Thanks at least I dont feel like a DODO anymore!

Cheers - sah18
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