"Networking has always been the simple solution for
sharing resources, but implementing a network has never really been
an easy task. Linux-Mandrake Corporate Server claims to solve that
problem by offering "a complete enterprise solution... [that]
includes everything you need to rapidly deploy world-class Linux
server applications in the enterprise." But does Mandrake Corporate
Server deliver? After a week with the product we can give it a
resounding "yes, maybe."
The first real hurdle for Corporate Server is the download. The
package is offered for download as ISO CD image files--484MB for
the installation disc and 647MB for the second disc. You'll also
need a CD burner and software to write the images to CD.
Installing Corporate Server is one of the best autopilot
experiences you're likely to have. MandrakeSoft has created a
credible GUI installer that relegates almost every input choice to
point and click selection--the only exceptions are user IDs and
passwords. Tips are even provided at the bottom of the screen,
although they're only context-sensitive when you're running a
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