Enterprise Linux Log:

Administration, interoperability and integration


July 30, 2007  4:40 PM

Virtual directories: Identity management and data integration panacea or placebo?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, identity management, Virtualization

Virtualizing directories is an increasingly-deployed technique for handling some identity management issues, secure data sharing and centralization of data resources. Among other things, a virtual directory enables integration of user identity information in disparate applications in an...

July 23, 2007  5:51 PM

Replacing Microsoft Small Business Server: IT pro asks for open source software alternatives



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Open source applications

David Crook, a consultant and 20-year IT veteran, has issued a challenge -- via SearchEnterpriseLinux.com -- to the open source community. He tells me he has a shiny new IBM xSeries server "sitting idle waiting for something to make its life a little less boring." His first thought was to install...


July 19, 2007  10:01 AM

Zenoss introduces a new enterprise IT monitoring offering



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, identity management

Zenoss Inc., an open source IT monitoring and management vendor, today announced the release of Zenoss Enterprise Edition. Zenoss Enterprise is built upon Zenoss Core (launched in June), which is an open source IT management software product available for download on SourceForge.net. Zenoss Core...


July 11, 2007  12:01 PM

Optaros launches online open source project guide



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Open source applications

In January, SearchEnterpriselinux.com wrote about Optaros' open source project guide, called the Open Source Catalogue 2007. At the time, the catalogue was a tome of information about the...


July 10, 2007  11:06 PM

22 super-useful Linux command line tools: IT pros’ choices



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, tips

Our readers and experts helped us create our first guide to the 50 most-used Linux command line tools. This wildly popular guide needs updating, so we asked our inner circle to pitch in again. First...


June 28, 2007  8:29 AM

Picking the brain of a Linux consultant



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Interviews, support

As SearchEnterpriseLinux.com gears up to cover the heck out of the state of Linux support today (a summer support series -- how's that for some alliteration, huh?), I've been exchanging emails and phone calls with Linux consultant Patrick Green, of Chicago-based Silver Strand Solutions. Here's a...


June 27, 2007  8:06 AM

Samba 3.0.25b Available for Download



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

The Samba Team has come through with another production release for Samba 3.025, This is the third production release of the Samba 3.0.25 code base and is the version that servers should be run for for all current bug fixes. Major bug fixes included in Samba 3.0.25b are:

  • Offline caching...


June 20, 2007  7:49 AM

Free Ubuntu web books!



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu booksFirst of all, no this isn't spam, or an advertisement, or something meant to...


June 18, 2007  3:51 PM

Linux and the “support barrier” — where do things stand?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Debian, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, support, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux, Uncategorized

Linux and open source software supportEarlier...


June 13, 2007  1:21 PM

Software as a Service headlines updated Red Hat Command Center



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Red Hat, Systems Management

Today, Red Hat announced the immediate availability of an updated Red Hat Command Center service. The service, available since 2003, is marketed at small and medium-sized business that want makes enterprise-class monitoring technology at a reduced cost. According to a release from Red Hat, the...


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