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Access Multiple Remote MSSQL Server DBs from Single Web Console for DBA

Purpose: Performing Queries, Generating Reports from Database Issue: At Present, I manually connect to each server, then do perform queries and generate reports. There are multiple Remote sites ...
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How to resolve external host names in a centraliced place

Our LAN is connected to another company's LAN and we have access to some of their servers, but not to their DNS server. When the users need access to some host by name, the solution I have is to go to ...
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Centralized logging server failover

I'm planning a centralized log server for 200+ Linux boxes, rsyslog on both the client and server side. Here are my requirements: Do not log anything locally on Linux boxes and send everything to ...
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Software solution for centralized server management [closed]

We operate around 20 servers, mostly running Debian. We are now planning a project migrating all servers to CentOS and reducing the amount of servers to save rack space. Being a virtual company (i.e. ...
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Can you use LDAP and PAM to implement a restricted shell?

Can you use LDAP and PAM to implement a restricted shell and control those users via groups on the LDAP DC? I would like to do this for several Red Hat, Solaris and Ubuntu servers? Thanks!
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How to set up remote login and DNS resolution in a small business environment having centralized server

Dear fellow Administrators, I have a very burning issue I am still hunting an answer for. We had a maintenance involving the IT infrastructure (new computers, cabling, etc.), but we have found that ...
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Can Octopussy use messages other than syslog style?

I am currently exploring different options for a centralized log server. We use both Linux (Ubuntu 10.04 / 12.04, LTS for both) and Windows, though for this specific issue only Linux is relevant. I ...
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Advices in moving files to a FileServer

Do you know any roadmap or plan for centralizing organizational data in a server? We buyed our first server and we are planning to use Turnkey Fileserver to store files from management offices which ...
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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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Setting up centralized Management of workstations

I would like to set up centralized management and reporting of workstations on a network but not completely sure where to start. I am a Systems Administrator for a research organization at my ...
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Central authentication and /home storage with caching

I want to move my jumble of a home network (mixture of Windows / Mac clients) to run exclusively on Linux. The machines will all move to Linux. Before I embark on this (sure to be fun) journey, here ...
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syslog or splunk forwarding over the internet

I have a web application that is split over a couple of sites in the US and the UK. When we have issues I would like to be able to view the collated error logs from the 2 sites. So I was thinking ...
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Looking for a Digital Asset Management [closed]

The company which I just joined needs a strong Digital Asset Management, for around 150 Gb of JPG, 55 GB of AVI and if possible 125 GB of PSD files. The tool could be web-based, open source, and ...
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..)Information System for an Academic Institution

The University I am working for is undergoing a major renovation of the ICT system. The team currently undertaking the task is designing a centralized system with the intent of providing most (if not ...
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Forwarding Windows log event using TCP

I'm looking for a way to safely centralize all my Windows and Linux logs on one location. Since I'm in a mixed environment, with both Linux and Windows, I started using Syslog-ng on the Linux boxes ...
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How to obtain fast builds by using a build server and copying object files?

We are developing software on the Windows platform, using C++ and .NET. A full build can take several hours on a developer laptop. A multi-core build server with lots of RAM and SSD disks could reduce ...
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Centralized logwatch

Logwatch is really useful for me, but I find it really tiresome to watch through all emails. Is there any tool or solution that centralizes all the daily reports into one, and allows to easily ...
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Centralizing PHP error logging with syslog

I have a PHP application that is running on 20 web servers. It's silly to check every servers' PHP error log. I'm planning to centralize the error logging on one (not a web server, a server just used ...
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Logs worth to keep and analyze in a central repository

In the need to centralize logs we have selected syslog as the collector and Splunk (free for now) as the analysis tool, but there's always the question about which events should get to the central ...