[K12OSN] new principal ... wants new feature

James P. Kinney III jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Tue Jul 3 21:06:24 UTC 2007

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On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 13:57 -0500, Kari Matthews 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? 
> ~kari
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James P. Kinney III          
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Local Net Solutions,LLC        

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