HowTo WhiteList Proxy for School Using Squid on OpenSUSE Linux 11

Overview I am the technology coordinator for a small, private K12 school in rural Upstate New York.  One of our challenges is filtering Internet access so that the students may have access to the Internet as much as possible while not requiring constant, direct supervision. To meet these needs we decided that we were limited […]

Choosing a Linux Distro in the Enterprise

Linux is popular in big business today. No longer, and not for a long time now, has Linux been the purview of the geek community but it is a solid, core piece of today’s mainstream IT infrastructure. That being said, Linux is still plagued by confusion over its plethora of distributions. This being the case […]

June 28, 2008: House Hunting, Day 2

Vote for OrbTrak! My morning started nice and early.  I was online and working starting at a quarter until eight and had to keep working for the office until one thirty in the afternoon.  Almost six hours of work first thing in the morning.  Not the way that I pictured that I would be spending […]

Issues Sharing Automount Home Directories from Solaris to Linux

I discovered this problem while attempting to share our automounted home directories from my Solaris 10 NFS file server to my SUSE and Red Hat Linux NFS clients. automount[10581]: >> mount: block device is write-protected, mounting read-only kernel: call_verify: server requires stronger authentication. It turns out that the solution is quite simple. The […]