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Alternative to software RAID for mirroring

I've read "on the interwebs" that Raid is starting to become an inadequate solution with todays large disks. As I've understood it, the rebuild time and the risks for rebuild failures are very ...
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Samba3 GPO Alternative

Samba4 isn't ready for production so I'm stuck with Samba3 but I want GPOs for my Windows 7 clients. Is there a way to implement GPOs or something like it using Samba3 without resorting to manually ...
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What are my options for centralizing Unix user management

We have 15 Debian servers and growing. What's a simple, lightweight method for centralizing user management? Use cases would be adding a user across all servers, tweaking a users access on a specific ...
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Other Virtualization/Infrustructure Software Similar to VMware vSphere

Does it exist? Something that can (HOST) and manage multiple virtual machines, backup, migration from physical to virtual etc.
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Full featured alternative to Bind9? [closed]

I'm running Bind9 with 3 zones and 20 domain names (summary). Every day named process either crashes or just stops. Plus I really don't like its resouce consumption (more than 20M of RAM). Any ideas ...
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Alternate to Ads in Linux client

I am looking Alternate to ADS For Ubuntu 10.04.where i can centeralize manage and control linux desktop.Push policy patch update and all
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Hosted e-mail: Google Apps Alternatives

We've been happily recommending our clients to use Google Apps and this worked great. But now they changed to 10 users this is not really an option anymore for 95% of our clients. All our clients are ...
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Alternatives to ModSecurity for Postdata-filtering

I've found using ModSecurity cumbersome for logging/denying regex matches in postdata but I'm having trouble finding alternatives. I looked into various proxy solutions, but I can't seem to find any ...
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Apache access logs parsing for hosting cluster

We have been using awstats for some time now to parse our apache server logs into a format for the billing dept. A set of custom python script are in use to generate the merge logs based on those ...
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Taggable alternatives to memcache

I'm looking for a caching solution quite similar to memcache, but the one thing I sorely miss is invalidating content based on a tag. Many preprocessed results depend on multiple sources of data, and ...
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What are some alternatives to Samba? [closed]

What are some alternatives to Samba? Please provide the OS and Vendor name. Also, what support is available for the product in your answer? The client machines range from Windows XP to Windows 7.
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Dropbox alternative [closed]

I'm looking for something like Dropbox (or centraldesktop) that I can host locally. I would like users to be able to upload (bonus for multiple upload) and download files into a file structure. ...
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FTP alternative over HTTP

Some customers can't access my FTP because of their internal rules. I need to set up a replacement of FTP using the HTTP protocol. I'd like to use an application running on an Apache server, able to ...
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WHat's the alternative to Dell for a small business?

Dell support and customer service used to be great - it's not anymore. The question is ... is there an alternative worth considering? I am talking work stations more than servers.
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Alternatives to ntbackup [closed]

Is anyone aware of any good (for a given value of "good") alternatives to ntbackup? There's a few quirks with ntbackup that I still find odd, and occasionally (and for no obvious reason) ntbackup just ...
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Alternatives to Mailman

I need to replace or rebuild our old mail list server. This isn't a high volume list server and we are hoping to replace it with a free or OSS solution. I've setup mailman before, but it is starting ...
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Alternatives to McAfee epolicy orchestrator (ePO) [closed]

Over the past few weeks I have been losing time into fixing McAfee ePO Agent and Server issues, it's becoming a black hole for my productivity. I don't want to discuss those issues in this question. ...
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Is there an alternative for MS Project Server? [closed]

I have to use this pretty soon, and was wondering if there is an alternative to this. Preferably open source.
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Hardware alternative to PfSense software Firewall/Router

I have been using PFSense on a PC for about 4 years now for my home network, and it works perfect. I love all of its features and I really cannot complain. Recently though I have been getting tired ...