[CentOS] Keeping iptables in sync across multiple machines

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Nov 2 18:09:50 UTC 2009


> mark wrote:
>> *I* would *never* put something that was under 1.0 (actually, 1.0.1)
>> into production.
>
> Keep in mind that version numbers are often fairly arbitrary (esp. on
> open source projects).  For example, the Courier mail server, which I've
> had in production for the past several years, is currently at version
> 0.63.0.  I think it is much more important to look at the age of the
> product, the amount of development activity, and the size of the user
> community.

Even so.... And, as I mentioned, it was a nightmare trying to install,
configure, and get working. *bleah*

And yes, I found that there was a fix to one major problem that they did
*not* know (in the Oracle interface, you have to bring the shared and
global memory up almost to the limit. Mentioned that on the Spacewalk
list, too: dunno if it went into their docs.)

        mark



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