On Friday 02 March 2001 08:31, Darragh Rogan wrote:
>> My old primary school want me back to network 20 pcs. They're running
> windows - not a whole lot I can about that because of all the educational
> sw. I want to set up a server that:
>> # dials up to the internet at certain times (they get £200 credit each year
> from eircom)
> # acts as a proxy server
> # acts as a webserver (Apache - I'd say)
> # has a webMAIL server (thats the difficult bit!)
> # is a file server
>> All of these would need to work on a win machine accross the net - how
> would I set the server up with Linux? I have Mandrake 6.
I've just done exactle this using SuSE 7.0 and it's a doddle.
Webmail is easy - IMP.
Fileserver is easy - SAMBA.
Apache is Your Friend.
And you can even have caching DNS on it as well !!!
As for dialing, diald (for dial on demand), or wvdial via a cron script.
Email me off-list if you want the details.
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