With a little time and effort, you can build a Linux-based wireless access point that provides the features of high-end WAPs with less expense. This week we take a look at your shopping list. First of two parts.
Articles by Carla Schroder
Best of ENP: Using MRTG, you can capture and display the SNMP data on your network. Here's how.
Best of ENP: SNMP's everywhere, and in many different versions. Get started with the basics before learning about implementation on several different platforms.
Phone support doesn't always cut it: Sometimes your help desk has to see what the end user's seeing to solve a problem.
VoIP over the untamed Internet is inherently insecure. While we don't have answers to all the threats, knowing what they are is a start.
After backtracking to factor in some costs we neglected to consider in parts 1 and 2, we proceed to examine Fonality's PBXtra solution.
If you find yourself more confused than connected when you're using a Linux laptop, wicd may be the ticket.
The second in our ongoing series. This week's stars: SIPxchange ECS and a trio of offerings from RockBochs.
If your needs don't include a full-blown MTA, consider setting up an SMTP relay like small, simple sSMTP.
This is the first in a series of guides to all-in-one VoIP solutions. This week: Asterisk (the ancestor), Switchvox (the offspring).
Fonality's Heads-Up Display is a VoIP management interface for the agesand is an integral part of the appliance package.
Part Two : Sun's VirtualBox is a quiet performer. Learn how to get it up and running.
Part 4: Learn how to configure Snort to collect network data and present useful reports.
What started life as Asterisk for amateurs is now available as a flashy plug-and-play VoIP appliance. Here's a first look.
VMWare has been around forever, Xen benefited from a lot of hype, but don't miss this solid, open source performer from Sun.
The best phone system for your business is the one you've thought about carefully.
Part Three: Snort is a best-of-breed intrusion detector. This week, learn how to configure it on Ubuntu Server Edition.
As detailed an explanation of why SIP and NAT don't mix as you'll ever want to readplus a convenient solution.
Part Two: Zeroshell makes it easy to harness FreeRADIUS and other open source tools to secure your wireless network. This week, learn how to set it up.
Part Two: Before you start adding services to your Linux-based network, you need to make sure it's secure. Open source Snort will provide you with some reassurances that your new network isn't host to unwanted guests.
Part 1: Zeroshell makes it easy to harness FreeRADIUS and other open source tools to secure your wireless network.
sipXecs will auto-provision selected phones, offers a 'personal' auto attendent, and can integrate with corporate databases and mail apps.
Best of ENP: Last week we built a secure FTP dropbox for our users and clients, this week we take a look at helping those end users access it with the best in Linux and Windows FTP software.
Part One: Running Linux on your business network means you have a lot of choice. Our new series on Linux for business networks helps you consider your options and choose best-of-breed applications.
Our installation/setup experience with the new SipXecs iPBX was a bit rockypossibly not the program's fault.