Ubuntu Domain Server

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Oct 26 14:05:37 GMT 2009


Caroline Ford wrote:
>
> On 25 Oct 2009, at 15:09, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>> Or puts them out of a job?
>>>
>>
>> Likely we are talking about a small business here, so the decision
>> maker might be the top of the organization's food chain. But it might
>> get him sued, and thus out of a business. If it is a sole
>> proprietorship, it might put him out of a house too.
>>
> I meant the sysadmins complaining about making system administration 
> easier, and possibly "deskilled".
>
> If you feed yourself through Linux system administration you have an 
> interest in it being inaccessible.
>
> Caroline

Hey, you know what. I think I like this idea. This will guarantee a 
fixed, non-flexible solution that will require the services of real 
system administrators to do whatever or troubleshoot in the event of a 
problem. In the end, the GUI will make some things inaccessible and I 
could setup a company and actually charge per incident instead of trying 
to convince mom and pop outfits to pay some monthly/yearly service 
charge and try to justify it when nothing seems to go wrong.

Please make sure you do not say anything about raid1/mirrored disks, 
backup and whatever during the installation process.

As for the initial ambitions of creating disk images, replacing Windows 
ADS servers and audit software, please remember not to mention that 
although there are no viruses for Linux, there is no guarantee of the 
Windows clients being protected, we do not currently have ADS support 
and you can forget about all the random software currently installed may 
or may not work with Wine if you intend to convert the workstations to 
Ubuntu.



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