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Linux Journal: Linux in a Windows Workstation Environment, Part III: Local Network Support

Apr 07, 2005, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"This series of articles covers the development of a Linux-based server to support a number of workstations running the Microsoft Windows operating system in the computer laboratory of a 55+ RV Resort in Mesa, Arizona. Part I and Part II covered the background of our organization, the establishment of our Linux system, the rules for our iptables firewall and network functions such as IP address serving, a cache-only name server, an Intranet Web server and print and file services using the service-message block (SMB) protocol. This article describes the implementation of a virtual private network (VPN) server, which we built so our wireless users can encrypt their transmissions over an unsecured network..."

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