IT Management Linux News for Jul 14, 2009
Linux Migration Guide: Accessing Windows Data from Linux and Vice Versa (2009-07-14 22:57:05)
Linux.com: "Since you're starting from the
Windows world before moving to Linux, you no doubt have files on a
Windows drive somewhere that you'll want to access from Linux."
Windows 7 and Linux Servers: So Happy Together? (2009-07-14 21:01:31)
The VAR Guy: "So, the big question for
Microsoft: Is it time to start marketing Windows 7’s easy
connectivity to Linux servers? Plus, is it time to market Windows
7’s ability to run a range of open source applications?"
Red-ink Sun Set (2009-07-14 20:01:31)
Cyber Cynic: "You can't make up results as bad
as this. Sun Microsystems, in its last days as an independent
company has announced absolutely horrible preliminary numbers for
its fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, which ended June 30, 2009."
How Much SPF Protection Do You Have? (2009-07-14 17:31:31)
Enterprise IT Planet: "IT shops have thrown
everything but the kitchen sink at the issue and more times than
not, come up empty on long-term solutions. Lately we’re
hearing a good deal about Sender Policy Framework (SPF) as the
answer to our SPAM woes. Is it?"
Why the public sector is opening the doors to open source technology (2009-07-14 17:01:31)
Computerworld UK: "According to the National
Audit Office, the current bill for the NHS IT project stands at
£12.7 billion and rising, the bulk of which will be sunk into
Five ways to help secure Apache on Linux (2009-07-14 13:01:31)
GHacks: "In this article I will show you five
simple ways to make your Linux Apache installation more secure. And
of course you should always know that even with five new means of
making your install more secure, that doesn’t mean it is
perfectly safe from attack. Even after securing your installation,
you should always keep watch over your server by checking log files
and using standard security tools."
Mano a Mano with Microsoft: Update (2009-07-14 09:01:31)
Linux Journal: "The many helpful comments to
that post give some indication of the scale of the response, but
that overlooks the extraordinary emails I received from others,
packed with useful information, which clearly represented many
hours' work. To everyone, I'd like to express my thanks. The bad
news is that the meeting is not going to take place after all."
How to: Set Up Port Forwarding with Tomato (2009-07-14 06:01:31)
Wi-Fi Planet: "If your router is running Tomato
firmware, you can configure how it manages particular kinds of data
so that it travels the correct route. This is called port
forwarding, and Tomato offers four basic kinds of port forwarding