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1answer
89 views

Linux/Open Source Application Version Tracker

I manage a group of around 80 linux servers, many of which differ in their package requirements. For the most part these are easily managed via Puppet (for configuration) and then via package ...
2
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1answer
1k views

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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2answers
204 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
175 views

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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3answers
842 views

Iptables log analysis tool, not reporting tool?

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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2answers
185 views

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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3answers
762 views

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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2answers
1k views

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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4answers
227 views

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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3answers
243 views

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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3answers
178 views

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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1answer
189 views

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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6answers
2k views

Best OpenSource Monitoring Tool?

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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3answers
912 views

Alternative to OpenERP? [closed]

Is there an alternative for OpenERP that is also open source?
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4answers
479 views

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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5answers
705 views

Microsoft Office documents collaboration - Open Source alternative

I am looking for a good solution to collaborate on Microsoft Office documents, we currently just edit directly on a Samba share but it's one big mess because sometimes people leave the office with ...
3
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4answers
3k views

P2P VPN: cross between Hamachi and OpenVPN

I recently started using OpenVPN. It is useful because you can securely connect many clients from different networks. However, when two clients communicate, they are not directly connected but they go ...
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11answers
2k views

Open Source Linux network analyzer

Open Source Linux network analyzer Which are there? What features do they offer?
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3answers
3k views

Open Source (Linux-) Server monitoring Software with lightweight footprint

What OSS monitoring soltions are there? I know only nagios & cacti. Are there any real live performance monitoring tools?
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8answers
551 views

Document Control Software

We have a requirement which can give solution for the following & It would be better if its open source software. 1.Revision control of documents 2.Structuring documents in folders grouped as ...
3
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6answers
958 views

Good combination of linux OS and POS software for retail company

In our company we have around 80 POS (point of sale) work stations, All of them using Wndows OS (many versions from Win98 to Vista) until now I haven't had problems with BSA, but I know that lot of ...
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5answers
5k views

Open source mail server able to manage large mailboxes accessed via IMAP? [closed]

I'm looking for a open source mail server based on Linux to replace an existing Exchange mail server (Windows Server 2003) with several (5-10) large mailboxes (each with more than 2 Gbytes in size or ...
4
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8answers
4k views

What are the best open source tools to stress-test a Linux system? [closed]

What open sources tools do you recommend for stress-testing a Linux server? Specifically, we're wanting to thrash the CPU, hard disk array and memory. We have a 4-year-old IBM server that was ...
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3answers
514 views

Is there a scalable open source web BB/forum?

Some places say phpBB doesn't scale past 5000 concurrent users. Is there FOSS forum software out there that might go further, to say 7k-10k or more?
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3answers
1k views

Proxy failover solution?

What would be http/ftp proxy failover solutions using open source tools? I have one squid proxy server on virtual Linux server and need to make a failover server on another one. Proxy must be ...
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4answers
3k views

Is there an open source email client that will work with Exchange 2007?

Recently I've been playing around with Ubuntu 9.04 on one of my work systems. The only real bump in the road that keeps it from being being used as my main workstation is that I cannot find a ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Open source thin-client software

I have been looking for a open source alternate to windows thin-client terminals we use for remote desktop into a terminal server which is where users do all their work. I am often in the situation ...