Some Linux server admins are comfortable with wading through text logfiles, but why wade when you can create beautiful charts and graphs that highlight trouble spots? Try the excellent CairoPlot for beautiful, informative visual server log analysis.
You don’t need some big fancy expensive groupware suite for simple file sharing; just set up a good stout Linux fileserver with WebDav and be done with it. No muss, no fuss.
We’re going to build a machine fit for testing server operating systems, that can be quickly re-configured and run whatever we throw on it. Follow along as Paul Ferrill walks us through the hardware, and then the software.