[ILUG-BOM] Recommend a Linux distro
Mon Jan 15 00:14:43 IST 2007
Sometime on Sunday 14 January 2007 23:51, Dinesh Joshi said:
> Hi list,
> A friend of mine is a network admin. Recently, I had a talk with him and
> convinced him to use GNU/Linux to control the internet access to all
> the client PCs in his organization. His requirements are pretty simple
> and can be satisfied by using Squid. But the problem is that his
> knowledge of GNU/Linux is nill, zero!
I guess, Ebox-Platform should satisfy the needs. Havent tried it yet, but i
plan to do a test installation soon.
> Now I would really like to know if there is some distro that can meet
> his requirements ( Proxy, NAT, DNS Cache, Firewall easy to setup and
> web based administration of the server ). You know something that would
> need him to only pop in the CD on a fresh machine - install
> automatically without creating too much fuss about partitioning scheme,
> the packages that he wants etc.. etc.. and would give him a simple web
> based interface ( something like we have on cheap routers or similar to
> webmin ).
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