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Re: Linux home data center challenge :-)



On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 19:40 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I was just speculating how hard it would be to turn my Fedora
> box (which is up all the time) into the central system all
> my other computers go to for information (smtp, dns, imap, dhcp,
> etc).
> 
> The more I investigate, the more impenetrably obscure admin
> tasks I find I'd have to become an expert at. The biggest
> obstacle being that most administration howtos are written
> assuming I've got a block of static IPs and am running a "real" data
> center, whereas I'd want to fake all that by having sendmail
> or postfix or someone talk to my ISP as though it were simply
> any other mail client, and having a DNS server obtain its
> info by doing client style DNS lookups, not zone transfers
> and other obscure gibberish I don't understand and my ISP
> probably blocks anyway.
> 
> Are there any guides to doing stuff like this anywhere? Are
> there even any lists of which obscure tools I'd have
> to become expert at (I doubt I have a complete list.
> Would I be likely to die of old age before I actually
> got a "home ISP" working seamlessly? :-).
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