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13676Re: [TTLUG] Invitation to comment -- Linux Small Business Server Spec.

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  • Randall Maharaj
    Dec 1, 2004
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      That sounds good. Also image each company's drive every few weeks so
      that you have a backup incase the gremlins attack.

      Christian Anton wrote:

      >What would you put in a one-box solution for a small company?
      >What would you put in a one-box solution as a best fit for several small
      >Each company has about:
      > 3-12 employees
      > Two phone lines
      > one FAX line
      > one internet connection
      > 10-30 sales a day
      > 100-150 clients
      > small rotating inventory
      > one or two PC's both running some version of windows
      > no network or small peer-to-peer (10/100 Ethernet)
      >I've got this list so far:
      > Linux Pick a flavour.
      > SSH For remote
      >access and SFTP
      > OpenLDAP LDAP - Samba
      >users, Customer Contact Info
      > SAMBA Windows
      >Shares and optional Win Server
      > Arkeia for backups Backups
      > PostgreSQL Bigger DB
      >back-end stuff
      > Asterisk PBX
      > ClamAV (with samba-vscan module) AntiVirus
      > SpamAssassin SPAM filter
      > Postfix (with spamc and clamc options) SMTP Server
      > Qpopper POP3 Server w/ TLS,
      >SASL etc.
      > SquirrelMail IMAP Server, Webmail
      > Apache HTTP server
      > Squid HTTP/FTP
      > iptables Firewall
      > DHCPD DHCP Server
      > Bind DNS Server
      >I also figure a standard(ish) hardware platform would be a good idea to ease
      >support issues. I always use the ArsTechnica HotRod Box as a reference of
      >what a "Good" PC is and for this use I think it's also make a good server
      >with additional HDD and without the video and sound:
      >(Prices in US cuz that's what froogle says!)
      > Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 Motherboard
      > AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Processor
      > Zalman CNPS7000B-AlCu Proc.Fan
      > Two (2) 512MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM
      > Two (2) Western Digital WD1600JD 160GB SATA HDD
      > NEC ND-3500A DVD rewritable/CD-RW
      > Some Cheapo case
      > Linksys WMP54G (802.11G NIC) [OPTIONAL]
      > Any working Fast Etherenet NIC [OPTIONAL]
      > Wildcard TDM400P (PBX, Dial-up internet and Fax lines) $130.00
      >TOTAL $1068.00
      >The onboard Gigabit Ethernet NIC can be used for LAN connection if a LAN
      >exists, of the Linksys if WiFi is the preferred option. The TDM400P is a
      >fairly cheap card that works with Linux and can handle both voice lines, a
      >FAX line AND Dial-up if necessary. The extra NIC can be used for DSL.
      >What would you change and why?
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