Re: ISP shopping list
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 13:06, Katim S. Touray wrote:
> I am working on a project to setup a Linux-based, dialup ISP for a small
> academic institution in The Gambia (West Africa), and would appreciate a
> shopping list from anyone who has a similar setup.
> In particular, I would appreciate detailed specification of what hardware
> and software packages to buy. Of especial help would be specifications
Don't buy any software. Use "freeradius" or one of the other RADIUS servers
in Debian for authenticating users. Use "portslave" for managing your modems
and authenticating via the RADIUS server. Use "postfix" as your mail server,
and the "courier" POP and IMAP servers for users to download their mail. Use
"apache" as your web server.
I do not get viruses because I do not use MS software.
If you use Outlook then please do not put my email address in your
address-book so that WHEN you get a virus it won't use my address in the