Web-based business server

Steve Barnhart stb52988 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 16:12:38 BST 2006

There's Suse w/YaST which is *kinda* close to that, but I don't know
if a web-based interface exists, but all of that stuff is configured
with graphical tools or text-based (ncurses) tools.

On 9/4/06, Leen Toelen <toelen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been a system administrator in a couple of startups now, and
> something that seems to be missing in the Linux universe is a very simple
> getting-started, all-in-one server distribution. There is a real need for a
> server OS where you simply pop in a CD, answer some questions, and have a
> working ldap server, email server with spam checking, dns server and so on.
> The feature set should be basic network management (dns/dhcp/samba
> domainserver/samba file server/email server), a web-based management
> interface (no need to learn all the config file quirks), and a web interface
> for some common tools (look at google for domains, squirrelmail, hula,
> spreadsheets). There have been projects before to make some of these
> services working together, but most of them were not (or could not be)
> integrated in the distributions. Such a distribution should be headless, and
> only managed using the web interface.
> Are there any plans in this direction, what are your opinions about it?
> Regards,
> Leen Toelen
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