• Next steps for a Linux/open source career

    One of SearchEnterpriseLinux.com's readers wrote in to discuss his concerns about his future in IT. Any advice from the ITKE community would be most appreciated. He's an engineer with a CCNA. He asks: "What should I do now? Should I expand my expertise in Linux? Should I study Linux security,...

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  • Getting end users to buy into Linux/OpenOffice move-2

    We'd like to move from Windows desktops and MS Office to Linux and OpenOffice.org. Our users are concerned that they'll have to spend many hours learning how to use a new desktop. What's the best way to get them up and going quickly? We need them to buy in to this to make it happen.

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  • Survey in ComputerEconomics — real or BS?

    Making a business case for moving to Linux. I found this survey in Computer Economics and can't believe the results so I'm asking here to see if they got it right or were just full of it. (I'll reveal what they said in another post and give you a link if somebody will guess and provide a sanity...

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  • Apache ?Connection refused when attempting to contact www.hingedmind.com?

    I am running SUSE Enterprise 9 with Apache 2.x. I have recently relocated and everything worked fine on my previous ISP (Cable). In the relocation I changed Cable companies and now when I attempt to connect LOCALLY, I get the following message; ?Connection refused when attempting to contact...

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  • Getting end users to buy into Linux/OpenOffice move

    We'd like to move from Windows desktops and MS Office to Linux and OpenOffice.org. Our users are concerned that they'll have to spend many hours learning how to use a new desktop. What's the best way to get them up and going quickly? We need them to buy in to this to make it happen.

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  • Integration of Linux and MS Server 2003 on one network

    I am in the process of installing an ERP product that runs on MS SQL Server 2000 and so I will need an MS Server 2003 box on which to run the database. So far simple enough. I also want the run the network using Linux wherever possible - Linux (SUSE Probably) for DNS, DHCP, FIREWALL, and file...

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  • Integration of Linux and MS Server 2003 on one network

    I am in the process of installing an ERP product that runs on MS SQL Server 2000 and so I will need an MS Server 2003 box on which to run the database. So far simple enough. I also want the run the network using Linux wherever possible - Linux (SUSE Probably) for DNS, DHCP, FIREWALL, and file...

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  • Linux, WinXP dual boot

    After installing and running MEPIS Linux, I decided to try setting up dual booting with WinXP Pro. Now, when I load the XP CD and start setup, it eventually says "cannot load operating system". I assume I have corrupted the MBR or there is a problem with the partition I am using for XP. Can you...

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  • I am sending some zipped files to a server, using IBM FTP CS V1R4(exec pgm=ftp). Is it possible to FTP a file in PDF format or some other more printable format than text?

    I am sending some zipped files to a server, using IBM FTP CS V1R4(exec pgm=ftp). I am executing cobol and ftp programs...Is there any possibility of returning the reports as PDF files (or some other more printable format than text). I mean when a user opens a zipped file they want to see PDF file,...

    Master60 pointsBadges:
  • SUSE Enterprise 9 / pure-ftp

    I am attempting to run pure-ftp. Every time I start it in YAST it fails with a run code of 7. At times it will run and then when I refresh it stops with a 3. I have the group and user setup. The config looks right. Everything appears as it should. Does anyone know of any issues? I going out of town...

    Sapient0 pointsBadges:
  • How to save SAP history tables in Linux?

    Hi! I'm the Assistant Editor for SearchEnterpriseLinux.com. One of our readers sent in the following question about using SAP. Can you help him? "We have noticed that on some fields in sap there is a history table that appears once we start entering (typing) information into the fields. The history...

    AmyKucharik870 pointsBadges:
  • Sendig Mail to user@IP

    We have two Mx Record (same ISP) pointing to the same mail server. The Mail Server is REDHAT Linux. I want to send a mail to user@ip address (first or second Mx Record). This is basically to test if first Mx record fails, will the second record be used. I would be sending this mail from the LAN to...

    Jagdish60 pointsBadges:
  • SMB shares on OS X Panther

    I have an issue with SMB shares on a Mac OSX.3 server. I have connected it to the active directory and I can authenticate against the Windows credentials which are now available, but the problem is I can't connect to it via a UNC path, just IP. I can connect to '\<server ip>share name' fine,...

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  • Choice of Operating System for SAP

    We are planning to implement SAP modules in our Company (one of the leading industries in Pakistan). Presently we have two options with reference to the selection of Operating System for the server. One is Windows and the other is Linux. Presently we have equally good arguments in favour of and...

    Asifnakhuda0 pointsBadges:
  • Spaces in Linux is getting Interpreted as ‘@’

    Hi All Need some help. I use the BCP out command to transmit data from SQL Server database table and send it to flat files. The spaces (varchar datatype in table) gets transmitted as spaces only. When I use Linux command to get these files, out of 20,000 spaces , 1 space got interpreted as '@'. Can...

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  • Sed Editor

    Hi, can someone please tell me if it's possible to run a sed substitution against multiple files and have the change saved back to the original file name. At the moment I can only find how to write the output to a specified file name. Thanks

    Racheleve0 pointsBadges:
  • Help needed researching sys admin careers

    Hi! A SearchEnterpriseLinux.com reader sent us the following question. Can anyone out there help? Thanks! "I am a student U Mass Lowell, USA. I am researching for an MIS project on Windows vs Linux. Can you provide any information (proferably statistical data/percentages) of the number of System...

    AmyKucharik870 pointsBadges:
  • Samba Multiple Domain Controller

    Hi, Is it possible to setup one Samba Server as the domain controller for multiple small domains? Thanks!

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  • How to do a Linux DMZ Intranet with Windows authentication?

    I am designing a new network that has a DMZ containing Linux webservers and behind a firewall separating the DMZ a Windows backoffice . I want to run our company Intranet on the DMZ side using Linux but I want to limit access to employees both from the Internet and behind the firewall using windows...

    Stephang0 pointsBadges:
  • HPUX11I or REDHAT for mission critical application ?

    we begin to develop a mission critical project that will deliver at 2007. now , we have a very good experience with hpux11i for ORACLE DB and application servers(JBOSS , oc4j) . last month we deliver the first project on redhat. i told to my managers that we have to develop the mission critical...

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