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Just found these articles on building a Lunix server... great and easy reads! Throw those spare parts together and build one today.

http://www.bit-tech.net/bits/2007/06...r_own_server/1
http://www.bit-tech.net/bits/2007/07...etter_server/1
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done it before.
    
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I was thinking about it, but I have no spare parts but a Venice 3200...
    
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great find, i've been wanting to do something like this for a while
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Nice timing! How do you think something like that would hold up for a small private trade school with about 600 students (75% online)? My wife's boss is no slacker in terms of technology, but neither of us has built/managed a server. I figure between the two of us, we should either be able to manage it or slap each other.
    
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Nice timing! How do you think something like that would hold up for a small private trade school with about 600 students (75% online)? My wife's boss is no slacker in terms of technology, but neither of us has built/managed a server. I figure between the two of us, we should either be able to manage it or slap each other.
With that many users... Security becomes an issue. Not sure about it though....


Articles came at a great time for me as well with my SFF server!
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@Polo224: servers running under linux are easy to maintain. the hardest part is setting it all up and that is imo a piece of cake.
    
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post #8 of 17
Nice.

I use to have my second machine running FreeBSD running an Apache FTP server. Its down now(installed Zenwalk on it), but was going to set it backup with a NFS and FTP(useful while at school). These guides might come in hand.
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Thanks! i needed this! rep+
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post #10 of 17
Looks intresting might have to try
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