[CentOS] Samba server choices

Wed Dec 5 18:12:00 UTC 2012
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 12/05/2012 12:09 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:47 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> So far I have two options:
>> Pull off the config files from my Amahi server:  Bind, DHCP, Samba, and
>> probably MySQL.  I had customized things enough (and few of my 'bug'
>> fixes made it back into the base) that I know what to pull out to make a
>> viable server.
>> Go with SME Server 8.0 which was released back in May and is based on
>> Centos 5.8.
>> So my question to all of you is, what other options are out there? A
>> Win7 future kind of makes SME more attractive than rolling my own.  I
>> would NOT be using SME for my mail server.  That will be in a separate post.
> Look at ClearOS.  I haven't used it beyond installing in a test VM,
> but it looks like it would be a suitable SME replacement with a more
> up to date code base.

What distro is it based on? A quick browse through the website did not 
yield this info. I am going to have to get on their forums to see if 
they can provide my Win server needs, which are not so much...

As for mail, I will have to look at it. I looked at Zarafa a couple 
years ago, and can't remember why I rejected it.

>     And it should be usable as an email server too
> whether on the same host or not.  Or if you understand the configs
> well enough, just roll your own from a CentOS 6.x.