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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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 CAS(http://www....
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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 ...
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What are the benefits of going with an open source stack?

What are the benefits of going with an open source stack in terms of price and service (not technical)? I am a .NET developer; our team is developing an application in ASP.NET MVC. For some reason we ...
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High availability open source SQL database solution for Rails application

I'm researching a topic of high availability database for a Rails application. I'm looking for Open Source based solutions. At the moment our system is running on one application host + one db host, ...
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What is the best option to set up a quick and easy-to-manage database for my small office?

First, please be aware I am definitely a beginner when it comes to server maintenance or network administration. That being said, if I am asking this question in the wrong forum, please feel free to ...
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Linux-based network backup solution

Do you have any recommendations for a Linux based backup solution that would be capable of backing up MS Servers and servers hosting MS Exchange data? I've started doing my own research, but so far ...
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Open Source online private SVN [closed]

I would like to have a private secure open-source SVN configured for a minor project with a collaborator. Googling gave me http://unfuddle.com/about/tour/plans http://www.xp-dev.com/pricing ...
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Which network performance management software do you use? [closed]

I am looking at the various options available for network performance management software, some of the solutions I've found so far are: Proprietary: HP - ProCurve Universal: SolarWinds - Orion Open ...
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Building an OpenSource Network (Intranet) infrastructure based on Linux (AD, Domains, etc.)

We currently manage our networks (Intranet) using Windows Server 2008 R2, as it was relatively easy to manage and configure. Being a non-profit organization we were sponsored our initial setup but we ...
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What is a good open source backup solution for users?

We are currently using ahsay to run backups on end user systems that backup to our specified directories within the server. My question would be what is a good open source backup solution that is ...
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Looking for open source anti-spam systems, any suggestions? [closed]

Basically speaking, we have a forum-like systems and every one can post their demand/supply information. So we need an anti-spam system to avoid the spams like the ads, politic-sensitive, porn, etc. ...
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VMWare tools on Ubuntu Server 10.10 kernel source problem

After install and running the vm-ware config, the config needs my kernel headers to compile some modules, ok, so I'll give it them, but it just won't work. It asks for the path of the directory of C ...
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How to utilise spare bandwidth

Ive got an interesting question for all of you. I'm currently sitting on a 100mbps line, and i would like to use it in some interesting way. I would like to share it in a way simmiliar to folding@...
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Open source cloud virtual server software

I am looking for an open source virtual server cloud framework library. If there is anything like this, I plan to start my own sort of simple Amazon EC2-like service (I have the hardware, I need to ...
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Open source alternatives to sales force [closed]

Is there any open source web application similar in features and operation to salesforce.com?
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Backup google hosted mailboxes

We have deployed out official mailboxes in google apps not premier edition. Does anybody know how to backup those mailboxes using any opensource tools OR is there any tool to backup mailboxes.. ...
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Open source CMS for a university department

I realize that this type of question gets asked over and over again. Nonetheless, I want to ask a more specific version. I'm in a university math department. Long ago our sysadmins (or just one at ...
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recommendations for public facing file server

I've been asked to setup a server for exchanging non-critical company data e.g. marketing PDF's etc. Can anyone recommend a Linux-based solution I can use? We're looking for something with a really ...
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Open source command-line tool to access Exchange 2007 inbox? [closed]

I'm looking to write a script (running on linux) that connects to an Exchange inbox (as me) and downloads messages. Is there any open source software out there to support me? Thanks!
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Open Source App Stor [closed]

I want to manage a kind of private App Store. All users of my company can download apps or software from the Intranet. Here is a sample of what I want for a private use: http://www.01net.com/...
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Open source report framework [closed]

I'm looking for a open source report framework for statistics. A more detailed explanation is: We have a number of tests running on different servers collecting data (for example, login time) every ...
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microsoft assessment and planning toolkit alternatives [closed]

Are there any open source tools which give similar reporting for Linux/Solaris/Unix/Windows?
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Is there any open source solution for failover of incoming traffic?

We have two ISP's and both ISPs' IP NAT with the same webserver IP. I want failover for incoming traffic, is there any open source solution? Can I do it by making two name servers, one for each ISP? ...
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Looking for good Open Source email server

I'm currently running MailEnable as my email server, it's ok but lacking. I'm looking for a better alternative and am wondering about Open Source. I'm a huge fan of the Smarter Mail, and will pay if ...
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FTP server (open source?) with paid support

Corporate has asked us to look for an FTP server solution with paid support. Our team has a preference for open source, and would normally support it ourselves. But the guys at the top want that ...
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Open Source Social Bookmarking CMS? [closed]

I am looking for an open source social bookmarking site CMS so I can build a site like delicious with it for my organization. This will be deployed in the internal LAN. Do you have any ...
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Best OpenSource Monitoring Tool? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between Zenoss and GroundWork. I need an enterprise level monitoring tool and I had heard really good comments of these tools. Do any of you have implemented them? Which are ...
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Fully FOSS EMail solution

I am looking at various FOSS options to build a robust EMail solution for a government funded university. Commercial options are to be chosen only in the worst case scenario. Here are the requirements:...
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Alternative to OpenERP? [closed]

Is there an alternative for OpenERP that is also open source?
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OpenSource management tool for measuring and reporting on power efficiency of Servers [closed]

I would like to measure the power efficiency of servers (virtualized) using an opensource management tool like Nagios or OpenNMS. Cacti also might be useful for it's historical graphing capabilities, ...
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Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server?

Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server? monitor users, queries, performance , ...
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Opensource simplified calendaring solution [closed]

I'm after a very simple (in my eyes) opensource calendaring solution. The basic functionality I need is: provide readonly ICS feed (http/s/) (the way google cal provides it), so clients can ...
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Opensource site statistics for PHP

I am looking a modern, PHP based visitor statistics tracker. As mentioned in the title it must be open source. The other features it must contain are referrer tracking, no of unique hit by daily, ...
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1 Linux Backup server - 4 linux servers, 3 Windows servers - how to backup?

I have: 1 Linux "backup" server (Ubuntu 9.10 server) (plenty of disk, new server) 2 Gentoo servers 2 CentOS servers 3 Windows 2003 servers I'd like to backup all of the servers as disk-to-disk ...
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Good Booking Engines Suggestions [closed]

I want to get some suggestion for a Customizable/Opensource Booking Engine for Hotels That you've used or had coded them. The booking engine I'm looking for is the one you can add and customize their ...
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Free automatic deployment systems?

Are there any free systems for deploying new applications across a Windows network? e.g. if I wanted to automatically install Silverlight to every PC? (Assuming a Windows network of about 150 ...
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Good free Helpdesk software? [closed]

looking for good free or open-source Help Desk software. And by Help Desk Software I don't mean development issue tracking (which is slightly different), I mean software that is optimised towards ...
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software for batch process management in unix

I'm looking for a good open source solution to managing many batch jobs across a cluster of machines. I've looked at the solutions indicated in this post but it doesn't really seem to be what I'm ...
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Open Source Task Portal? [closed]

I apologize in advance if this is not an SF question, but I'm thinking it's in the gray. Are there any good Open Source or atleast fair priced "intranet" project portals where you can have a ...
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Open Source Exchange Client? [closed]

Are there any good open-source Exchange 2003 clients for linux? That can handle all the Exchange features like Calendars, etc.
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What software is available for managing sites in apache? [closed]

We are looking for a simple tool that allows us to quickly add and remove sites in Apache. Currently we are editing the httpd.conf file, but we want to make it easier for less technical people to add ...
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Open Source project that does SSL Inspection

I've been assigned to research out and spec replacing our old and decrepit http content filtering system. There are several open source filtering packages available but I've not come across one that ...