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Old 04-03-2004, 05:35 AM   #1
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Question The best server softwarethat is GNU/GPL?

What is the best software that runs on linux for DHCP/DNS? Firewall? Web? Proxy? Radius? Ras? Snmp? and and what version of linux? I am upgrading my ISP from Wincrash NT to Linux. and I have used Samba for a few years. I really value the expert opinions of all those that know about linux then me. Thank you for your help.
Old 04-03-2004, 08:48 AM   #2
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there are many distros and normally you may choose one that you will feel comfortable with. I have used RedHat for many years and there are peoplr that hate and there others that love it. I think for backend and stability servers I may have to go with Slackware stable.

Ras= ( I would rather use a VPN try using Freeswan it has ipsec and everthing)
Firewall=iptables but there are lots of other like smoothwall,etc
DHCP= linux has it on system buy default may have to config files only



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