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  • With RHEL 5, Red Hat goes to bat for SELinux

    Told to keep SELinux turned on everywhere, all the time, many IT managers have to break a long established habit of turning it off. But, it should stay on, according to Red Hat's Dan Walsh, who says it's the only way to ensure 100% protection in the ... 

  • Open source monitoring shines light on firm's servers

    A successful Nagios deployment from a previous job led one IT administrator to continue the open source trend at his new data center with Solaris and Linux machines. 

  • Nagios network monitoring felled by SNMP false alarms

    False alarms were keeping one IT director up way past his bedtime, but one open source systems management and monitoring application quickly became the perfect sleeping pill. 

  • Zenoss takes on IBM, HP systems management

    Can open source startups compete with IBM in the systems management space? SearchEnterpriseLinux.com spoke with Zenoss CEO Bill Karpovich to hear why he thinks the answer could lie in the mid market. 

  • Samba 3 preview release behaves more like Windows

    After a spate of field testing, a new Samba 3 preview release hits the streets with enhancements to winbind and offline logon support. 

  • Analyst: Will new Red Hat SLA be followed by price cuts?

    On the surface, Red Hat's streamlined service-level agreement is about simplification, not losing market share to Oracle or Novell. But that could change quickly as the competition introduces pricing cuts and customer wins. 

  • Novell identity management marries event monitoring

    At its annual BrainShare conference, Novell announced it would combine its Identity Manager 3.5 application with the company's existing network monitoring and login tools. 

  • Report: Linux, open source greener than Windows

    Is Linux 'greener' than Windows? A report from the U.K. government finds that servers running open source software last twice as long as their Windows counterparts. 

  • Symantec supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Xen

    With RHEL 5 officially out, Symantec pledged to support it with its storage and clustering applications, plus extended its Storage Foundation suite to Xen virtualization. 

  • Centrify DirectAudit monitors, logs Linux user activity

    Centrify has released the beta version of an automated auditing system for Linux and Unix that syncs with Active Directory.