Open Source Software is software for which the source code is available for free. Usually the source code and compiled versions can be used/changed/redistributed with simple restrictions as detailed in the accompanying license. Even though the source code is readily available, some companies like ...

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Open Source Puppet for Network Devices

I'm attempting to determine whether I'd be able to run Puppet on network devices (switches, firewalls etc.). From what I can tell after reading online documentation, Puppet Enterprise will cater such ...
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Is this load balancing / horizontal scaling scheme naive?

I offer my solution to the following problem, and ask you networking and server admin professionals to validate it or poke holes in it. I am interested in any obvious attack vectors or scalability ...
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remote server log viewer/analyzer

I have an rsyslog server running Ubuntu 12.04 which stores logs from different clients also running Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want to view those logs from my machine which also runs Ubuntu 12.04. One way ...
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High performance POP3 solution that can handle a few accounts with millions of emails

Due to regulations we have to create a solution that communicates over smtp/pop3 (basically RPC over SMTP/POP3) only. Messages are sent from one application with SMTP, delivered to a mailbox, and ...
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Open source proxy server SSL interception and HTTP header insertion [closed]

I am new to proxies. Can anyone suggest an open source proxy server that supports SSL interception and HTTP header insertion.
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Squid Logs NTLM usernames only for certain requests

Currently I have squid 3.2 setup with NTLM authentication and LDAP Group pulls. I also have MySar running to pull the reports. It seems that the way the logging works is by passing them twice, one to ...
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What to do unused servers [closed]

Since I have an application that is growing and i run on hardware I always have a few extra servers sitting around and want to find away to donate them. I am famulaure with folding@Home but maybe ...
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Puppet Enterprise vs. Open Source

I'm interested in learning to use Puppet. One example I see over and over again is user management. According the the Puppet website, "Configuration management – User accounts" is a feature that only ...
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Example of Open Source Backup Solution which uses Ahsay

I'm working on a backup solution which uses a re-branded Ahsay software. Boss doesn't want me to reinvent the wheel and so I'm looking for an existing, open source solution that we can use to get ...
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Wake On Lan server for a local network - looking for software [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that let me register computers on a network (probably taking them from an LDAP database, that would be gorgeus), and then by using a web interface, wake them by sending a WOL ...
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open source solution to a gateway for a network of a housing cooperative of 150 people

i just inherited a barely functioning network for a student housing cooperative of about 150 people. in it's current state, as i understand it from the previous person in charge of the network, we ...
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Paperless Environment [closed]

my company is planning to go for paperless, what free open source software do I need to help pull it off? All suggestions are welcome, We all ready have citrix cloud stack on premise if that helps.
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What is a suitable simple, open web server for Windows?

I'm looking for a dead simple web server for Windows. Load will not be high as it will be primarily serving binaries for a WPKG update service. It needs to serve the entire contents of a single folder ...
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Security Management [closed]

I have/am selected/considering PeerGuardian as my open-source system management application and I am trying to look into SECURITY MANAGEMENT ASPECTS of PeerGuardian. I'm looking into the research ...
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How to choose an open source, Asterisk friendly firewall?

I'm in pain. We are moving to a SIP based VOIP system and for whatever reason, we could not get our hosted Asterisk solution to work with our Sonicwall. Our VOIP provider gave up and is recommending ...
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Open Source Monitoring for Windows [closed]

There is a fantastic overview of monitoring solutions here: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? Strikingly, none of the options seem to be: Open Source Windows-only (not Linux installs ...
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Good open source mailserver for linux [closed]

I'm looking for a good open source Linux mailserver for a small (internet) company. Which is still updated frequently. I'm developing the website with PHP and MySQL if that's important. Anybody any ...
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Iptables log analysis tool, not reporting tool? [closed]

I'm running a RHEL 6 Linux server and receive about 3000-5000 hits on my iptables logs daily and I want to see all hits on the iptables, source address, source network name, ports, hit counts etc. Is ...
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Chef Server Migration

A company that I'm contracting with has determined that they need to migrate their Chef (Open-Source Edition) instance to a new server. They do not want to migrate to the Hosted platform. I have not ...
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Open source network and host emulator

I am wondering if the following product even exists. Here's my wish list: Bootable CD with simple (XML, YAML) configuration allowing you to spin up multiple virtual hosts, each with their own IP and ...
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Simple open-source solution for PDF document storage and search-based retrieval [closed]

I am involved with a very small residential management company which has a lot of documents that I want to digitise into PDF and put on the web for all residents to access. Many people are not ...
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Linux-Based, Open-Source, Speed-Test Module

I am setting up diagnostic servers on local networks (Redhat 5.5). One requirement is a speed test where users in the network can test the speed of their internet connection (e.g., ...
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Replace VMware vSphere infrastructure with open source alternatives?

We are planning a slow migration from VMware (and third party apps) to open source alternatives (free would be great). Basically, we want to start with some little cluster lab, then migrate the ...
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Is there any open source web server monitor for IIS?

Are there any decent open source web server monitor app for IIS? Something decent that could track for example: Activity/throughput Response time CPU usage Memory usage Disk usage Anything other ...
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Zimbra Alternative Open source application [closed]

I'm looking for an open source alternative for zimbra which supports outlook and thunderbird as pop and smtp clients. I don't need collaboration suite. If anyone can suggest or share their experience ...
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Open Source Foip Solution

We already have an IPBX (AAStra ASX) for VOIP. This IPBX gathers a T2 line. We want to use the IPBX for Analogic Line and a FOIP solution (virtual machine) to send/receive fax by email (we are using ...
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Good OPDS Server for Shared Hosting? [closed]

Does anyone have recommendations for a web-based server I can use to host an OPDS server that does not require something heavy like a VPS? I realized the FBReader and other mobile e-book readers ...
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How to Install Apache , MySQL and PHP on AIX 7.1

i want to install following open source software on AIX 7.1 Apache 2.2.19 PHP 5.2.6 MySQL - 5.0.67 please help me on this.
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find opensource project for sysadmin

I am a beginning Linux sysadmin and I would like to contribute to open source to obtain new skills and help other people if possible. I found this SF question and googled how to join the CentOS or ...
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Where do you share or find useful powershell, bash, batch, vbs, scripts?

I just wrote a quick little powershell script to make my life easier for a task that I was facing. I thought it would be nice to put it on the Internet, where someone else may also find it useful. The ...
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Fast, reliable, open source encryption for large logs

I intend to use cloud storage for some of my application logs. These logs might contain confidential business data, so I would like to encrypt them prior to upload. For security reasons, I prefer ...
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How to setup Opennms to record all snmp details of a cisco router?

I am having working opennms setup in my ubuntu 10.04. But it doesn't record all the SNMP details for a router. No proper help page found. Please guide how to record all snmp values of a router, and ...
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Is there an open-source alternative to Apple Open Directory?

On my company's network there are a small collection of iMacs. Currently they use Active Directory. We looked in to Apple Open Directory, but $500 for a copy of OSX Server (not to mention the Apple ...
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Open source cloud computing with scalable virtual machines

I'm searching for open source software to create my own cloud computing environment, like Ubuntu UEC or Eucalyptus. What I need is that each virtual machine can use resources from multiple nodes ...
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SMTP Relay to capture attachments

Does anyone know of FOSS solutions (or general information) on setting up a Linux-bases SMTP mail relay that can do the following: Detect if a message has an attachment if so, save the attachment to ...
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Best linux based open source firewalls with graphical user interface

Are there any open source firewalls for linux that can be installed on a server and bring their own linux OS? have a graphical user interface? Would be great if the firewall would be based on ...
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Open source multi-tenant DNS management tool [closed]

Can anyone recommend an open source tool for managing DNS, similar to the web applications used by hosting providers? I'm thinking about opendns, godaddy, freedns, etc. Some of the DNS servers have ...
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Open Source Inventory System [closed]

I have about 200 Hosts I need to inventory. Several of them are not able to be inventoried by OCS inventory, because they are firewalls and switches, or shutoff. I also have had issues with adding ...
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Blocking applications on Macs

I will preface this, with the truth that I know little about Macs :-) I am trying to workout a way to block application installations (or executions) on Macs. We have a subset of executive users ...
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Simple 2 node virtualisation cluster

Could someone recommend an opensource virtualisation cluster suite?! I'm looking at setting up a 2-3 node cluster w/ 2 webservers 2 mysql and a virtualised loadbalancer for apache. We currently have ...
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How can I determine the likely cause of a 504?

We always have these on Reddit, but Reddit just claims it's not the servers, or at least it can't be solved by throwing more servers at it. What normally causes these errors? Is it likely in the code? ...
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Internal only DNS?

We are running a research project with hundreds (becoming thousands) of remote hosts. Each host is running OpenVPN so we can find them regardless of what their 'assigned' IP is. We have been using ...
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Is there a Ruby, Python or open source way to monitor uptime?

Is there a Ruby, Python or open source uptime monitor like PingDom, etc?
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Opensource RightScale-like EC2 deployment management [closed]

Does anyone know if there are any solid opensource alternatives to RightScale for EC2 deployment+maintenance management? Basically what I'm looking for is: Script based AMI deployment and ...
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Security Token for Mac/Linux/Windows, self-managed, pref. open source?

I'm looking to buy an evaluation security token (combined smart card/usb reader) for my business that works on: Windows 7 x64 OS X 10.6.x x64 Ubuntu Linux (64 or 32 bit, 10.04 or 10.10, I can bend ...
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PacketFence Installation?

So I've stumbled across PacketFence during my search for a decent Network Access Control system. After doing a little research about it's capabilities I've come to realize it's meets all the ...
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Anti-spam on par with Gmail's?

Currently, I rely on Gmail to weed out SPAM because the anti-spam software on my hoster's mail server is so crappy, and besides, it doesn't provide a good web UI so users can tag false negatives and ...
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Are there any ready to use open source websocket server implementation?

Are there some open source websocket server implementations, especially ready for production? (Are there Erlang based out there?)
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Top open source single sign on app [closed]

We're using a webapps like google apps(mail), jira, etc. and would like to implement single sign on on our system. What is the best or top pick when choosing a single sign on app? Is ...
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server-side browser emulator? open source preferably

I'm working on an open source library, but some of the functionality requires that I emulate a browser. I hear it's possible to launch an instance of the browser, but if I'm running on linux, I don't ...