Network Block Devices A new mission for the network block device

Sep 01, 2006

You don’t need Samba or NFS to support a diskless client. A remote block device can help improve performance and efficiency. We'll show your how.

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Bot_Attack An insidious spam botnet attacks Charly

Aug 01, 2006

While going about his normal duties, Linux Magazine author Charly Kühnast was hit with a mean attack. Charly’s separate anti-spam server, which sits in front of his mail server, saved him from the mail storm.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Dnsgraph

Aug 01, 2006

A partly overloaded DNS server can slow down all the workstations on the network. Dnsgraph is an early warning system that gives administrators a graph of critical values. Your Dnsgraph charts will help you keep your systems serving names.

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Antsp2p Anonymous Filesharing with Antsp2p

Jun 01, 2006

Filesharing is a favorite leisure activity for many Internet users. But conventional filesharing tools have one major drawback – they aren’t anonymous. The Antsp2p project aims to change this.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4

May 01, 2006

Many tools keep growing with each new version, but Nmap 4.00 has lost weight thanks to the Diet-Nmap project. The latest incarnation of Nmap is not only quicker, it is also more frugal with memory.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer Xtended

Mar 01, 2006

Webalizer is a tool for analyzing web server logfiles. A new patch lets admins see what isn’t there.

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Twisted Creating network apps with Twisted

Mar 01, 2006

The Twisted framework makes it so easy to create network-aware applications in Python. Twisted speaks all the major Internet protocols, from mail through chat, and it can handle encryption. We’ll show you how to set up a personal web server with Twisted.

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Asterisk Telephony with an Asterisk phone system

Feb 01, 2006

An old computer is all you need to build your own do-it-yourself personal phone server.

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