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Re: [K12OSN] Windows 2000 Server to Linux Migration

It is not the box for a terminal server install for sure.

The original question was about a 2K server replacement where they were
keeping Exchange and outlook clients.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Les Mikesell" <les futuresource com>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 7:14 AM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Windows 2000 Server to Linux Migration

> On Fri, 2003-07-18 at 07:08, Thomas E. Haynes wrote:
> > Amen brother...
> >
> > e-smith is really good at what it does. It is not the "do everything"
> > distro, but it is set up to do several things very well. If you are
> > for an NT or 2K server replacement, look hard at e-smith.
> >
> > It gives you ldap, mail, web, file, etc. in an integrated package. The
> > community support network is good, and people have written modules for
> > "templates" to integrate other items.
> E-smith is great, especially for people who don't want to modify
> anything themselves or add anything new because you answer a
> few questions during the install and the rest of the administration
> is done through a simple web interface.  Id makes a nice internet
> gateway/firewall, email/web/file/print server but it is really
> intended to serve a network of Windows boxes, not Linux desktops
> or thin clients. It doesn't have nfs or X at all, and because all
> the configuration is done through perl templates it is easier to
> start with a stock RedHat than add much to e-smith.  It is too bad
> it doesn't do LDAP authentication so it would be easier to mesh
> with additional servers for the same users.
> ---
>   Les Mikesell
>    les futuresource com
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