Anyone have experience running Darwin Streaming Server on Windows Server 2008 (R2 w/ External Connector)? I am not as techie as I'd like to be in this situation. We are presently running it on a Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) platform because we were advised that it ran better in this config. However, I've learned this was also done in part to get experience with Linux and became an issue when we could not get LDAP authentication to work on this server. [yes I know it's possible, but our dept doesn't have the higher admin level req'd to make it happen] Now I have a server with potential security issues and clients complaining because ftp authentication on this server differs from all the others (as a result of our work-around). I see many references to running Darwin on Windows Server 2000/2003/XP but not much on 2008. Is there a stable release for 2008 and what difficulties might we encounter?
I want to make the push to move the Darwin from Linux to 2008 for better security, happier clients and frankly, because I have an unused Server 2008 license on-hand. However, I'd like to know what I'd be getting us into before making the plunge. Any advice would be appreciated (My techs primarily have Server 2003 experience, BTW) Thank you in advance.