[CentOS] Networking setup/help

Thu May 20 01:42:40 UTC 2010
Thomas Dukes <tdukes at sc.rr.com>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 9:29 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Networking setup/help
> Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-05-19 at 09:31 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> >> If you are starting from scratch and don't know your way 
> around the 
> >> linux system, why not use one of the 'appliance' style 
> distributions 
> >> like ClearOS (fairly new) or SMEserver (older but still works)?  
> >> These are based on CentOS code but have a simple web interface for 
> >> configuration and will probably set up the firewalling/NAT better 
> >> than you would do by yourself.
> > 
> > ClearOS looks awesome.  Have you tried it?
> > 
> I don't have a real use for it right now but I have one 
> running under vmware to test and migrated some big imap 
> mailboxes over from an old smeserver.  It seems to be very 
> well done with a very responsive web interface for management.

I like CentOS. While it might not be for the average Joe (me), the folks
here are really helpful and knowlegeable. 

Did a really short stint with 'White Box' until that kinda fizzled.

I have no reason to leave CentOS.