Ubuntu Domain Server

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Fri Oct 23 12:47:35 UTC 2009

Ryan Dwyer wrote:

>> BTW: GUI tools shouldn't run on a server, but on the admin's (or
>> pseudo-admin's) desktop.  Using a secure connection to the server, of
>> course.
> I take it no one has any issues with web based GUI tools?

Actually many people have issues with web-based tools.  Webmin isn't part of 
ubuntu, which should answer that question.  I don't have a problem with 
webmin, per se, but I accept that some of the modules for specific apps are 
extremely poor.

> The server could
> run a CLI and after installing, prompt the user to open a browser to
> http://hostname:port/ from a different machine. 

It should at least be https:

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