[CentOS] A good primer to User Administration?

Alain Spineux aspineux at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 02:46:37 UTC 2007

You should take a look at http://www.clarkconnect.com/

This Centos 4.X  based and include kolab groupware (with toltec
outlook connector)
Look for the features and software they choose !

On Nov 13, 2007 3:01 PM, Eric B. <ebenze at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been running Linux as a workstation OS for years, and have been dealing
> with Windows networks and standalone Linux servers for a while now.
> However, the time has come for me to complete redo the server installation
> and am looking to move to a complete CentOS install base, with only Windows
> workstations.
> My question is the following.  I've been searching online for a good
> reference to describe good practices when building a linux network, but
> haven't really been able to find much when it comes to best practices for
> user administration, ACLs, "optimal" (or recommended) file locations, etc.
> For example, I know I need an LDAP server, but not sure how that ties into
> system login, or how to use a Linux LDAP server as the basis for a primary
> domain controller (is it still called that given Windows AD world?), etc.
> Or even how to properly create group structures and ACLs that accurately
> reflect group ownership/etc.  The octal permissions at the file level are
> only good enough for a single group; I need to give multiple groups
> different permissions on the same files, etc.
> I realize that there are a lot of questions that I need to research, but I
> was hoping someone could point me in the direction of some advanced admin
> docs with best practices, etc.  Most of the stuff I find relates on how to
> set up a basic standalone PC, without any reference to how to network
> together a bunch of servers running off central authentication, etc...
> Thanks for the advice!
> Eric
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Alain Spineux
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