Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Replacing an MSWindows Network, Part 1

Update: Due to all the allegedly questionable software patent lawsuits, I am putting this project on hold.

Normally I do not discuss proprietary projects, bit I think it is time we start replacing proprietary projects with open source. Here are a few topics we plan to delve into. In part 3, we will put it all together.

Forked-mt-daapd – itunes server
http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-intranet-Part-1/step6/Router-3/

Clamav (part 1 of 2)
http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimal-viruscan-of-MSWindows-media/

Xrdp – rdp server.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Thin-Clients-a-quick-way-with-Debian-linux/

ltsp
http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-almost-free-computers-thin-client-set-up-P/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-almost-free-computers-thin-client-set-up/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-III-LTSP-Maintenance/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Ltsp-clustering/

gPxe/iPxe remote boot
http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-diskless-boot-from-a-web-server/

For Touchpads and etc.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Uses-for-your-own-private-cloud/

Other:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-intranet-Part-1/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-intranet-Part-2/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-your-linux-box-remotely/

To do:
Samba 4 – active directory. (still under development)
Freenas – file server and san (iscsi and aoe) support
Trk and Clamav (part 2 of 2 - server side). – Anti-virus
Clonezilla/drbd and Fog – System duplication.
Clonezilla/drbd – thin client server
Puppet – system management
Mono – language development
Replacement workstation.

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