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HowtoForge: The Perfect Setup--SUSE 9.2

Apr 08, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a SUSE 9.2 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.). In addition to that I will show how to use Debian's package manager apt on an rpm-based system because it takes care of package dependencies automagically which can save a lot of trouble.

"I will use the following software:

  • "Web Server: Apache 2.0.x
  • "Mail Server: Postfix (easier to configure than sendmail; has a shorter history of security holes than sendmail)
  • "DNS Server: BIND9..."

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