[olug] Linux Recommendations?

Charles Bird thebirdman at operamail.com
Wed Jun 2 12:11:03 UTC 2004

I'm using "Clark Connect" on an old PI 133 Mhz/96 MB ram, 
and (2) NICs.  It works pretty good for me, its not the 
most minimalistic out there I'm sure but its easy to use 
and stable as heck.  I think mines been up for over 2 
  u login remote(https) can view logs, settings, stats, 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dietz, John D." <dietz_j at alltel.net> 
Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 22:57:04 -0500 
To: <olug at olug.org> 
Subject: [olug] Linux Recommendations? 
> 	Next year, my College is allowing tons of people 
to live off-campus 
> next year (this is a first in many, many years).  A 
bunch of us are going to 
> live together next year, and each from a variety of 
computing backgrounds. 
> We are going to need to share Internet access next year.  
The College uses 
> Exchange 2000 Server for all campus e-mail (I have no 
idea why, but they 
> do).  I was wondering what you recommended for sharing 
Internet.  I was 
> thinking of using a Linux server of some kind (since I 
am one of the more 
> network savvy individuals), but I was unsure of what 
distribution to use.  I 
> would like to go for easy to configure and secure. 
> 	I need to set it up however so that people can use 
Outlook to 
> connect to the College Exchange server.  I have tested 
this out, and it does 
> indeed work, despite my first guess that it would be 
blocked by the College 
> firewall.  Does anyone know what it takes to set this 
stuff up to allow 
> multiple individuals Outlook and Apple Mail access to 
the Exchange server 
> via one IP?  I am going to NAT the network, and I would 
like some 
> recommendations. 
> Thanks in advance, 
> John 
> John D. Dietz 
> 144 Arborview Drive 
> Nebraska City, NE  68410-3302 
> Ph: (402) 873-9357 
> Fx: (402) 874-9572 
> Cell: (402) 659-3912 
> E-Mail: dietz_j at alltel.net / J-Dietz at cornellcollege.edu 
> WWW: http://people.cornellcollege.edu/J-Dietz 
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