[K12OSN] new principal ... wants new feature

Tom Hoffman tom.hoffman at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 19:55:46 UTC 2007

On 7/3/07, Kari Matthews <karisue at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh my.
> My new principal says that at his last school, the IT guy had the server set
> up so that you could login from anywhere (like home) and have access to his
> documents (on the server).  He claims that the last school had some kind of
> web interface.  Hmmm.
> I currently have a Ubuntu 6 server and use smbldap for students -- students
> save papers and such on the server.  The main advantage of having a server,
> IMO, is DansGuardian.  None of the teachers do this -- they all save their
> stuff locally.  We use Google Apps for mail.
> Is there a way to set it up so people have access from outside the building
> to their stuff?  I only use open source, so if it costs anything, forget it.
>  This is a small school (80 students) with a small budget.  I am unsure how
> to proceed.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

Could the principal be thinking of iFolder?


It is open source, but I don't know how well it runs on a K12LTSP server.


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