Sysadmin Stories Three case studies in the life of an adminJul 11, 2008
A day on Charly’s network might bring out problems with Ethernet bonding, VLANs and switches, and rogue DHCP servers.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: P3ScanJul 02, 2008
Checking email for viruses is typically the domain of the SMTP gateway or a server directly downstream of it. In this month’s column, Charly decides to move this protection to the other side – that is, to the client connections
with their SMTP and POP servers.
The free Samba project has just released version 3.2 of the file and printer server for Microsoft Windows clients. The team will be moving to the GPL v3 license as of this version.more »
Light Web Server Alternatives The Cherokee and Lighttpd alternative web serversJul 01, 2008
Apache has ruled the web since the mid-90s, but not all users are happy with it. Recent competitors Cherokee and Lighttpd offer an uncomplicated alternative for users who are looking for something light.more »
Askerisk Calling on the Network with AsteriskJul 01, 2008
If you want advanced features without the expense, try a VoIP phone system. We’ll show you how to configure your own Asterisk telephone exchange server.more »
Rdesktop Windows terminal services in Linux with RdesktopJun 20, 2008
Windows terminal services in Linux with Rdesktopmore »
LTSP Getting started with the Linux Terminal Server ProjectJun 19, 2008
The Linux Terminal Server Project offers a comprehensive approach to terminal services in Linux, including easy access to local sound cards, printers, and USB sticks.more »
AuFS Configuring the AuFS filesystem for terminal clientsJun 19, 2008
AuFS offers a painless filesystem for a thin client, and FS-Cache provides a persistent cache.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.