Browsing articles tagged with "opensource - Admins Goodies"
Mar 31, 2012
tom

How to choose an open source, Asterisk friendly firewall?

I’m in pain. We are moving to a SIP based VOIP system and for whatever reason, we could not get our hosted Asterisk solution to work with our Sonicwall. Our VOIP provider gave up and is recommending an open source vendor, pfSense. A little background: We have about 30 users in our network. We use a few IPSec VPN connections for remote networks. I would like, but don’t need, application layer filtering. We’re active internet […]

Continue Reading »
Mar 4, 2012
tom

Good open source mailserver for linux

I’m looking for a good open source Linux mailserver for a small (internet) company. Which is still updated frequently. I’m developing the website with PHP and MySQL if that’s important. Anybody any idea(s)? Thanks Asked by Nima Postfix. It’s very reliable, still developed and used by many mail servers. Most Linux platforms support it. Works fine with php and mysql. If not postfix, then check qmail: same same but different. Answered by öde Check more […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 19, 2011
tom

Opensource site statistics for PHP

I am looking a modern, PHP based visitor statistics tracker. As mentioned in the title it must be open source. The other features it must contain are referrer tracking, no of unique hit by daily, monthly etc, with reports. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks For local installation using PHP, there’s Piwik which is – at least a little bit – aspiring to be a Google Analytics clone. The interface looks nice, and it’s under […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 14, 2011
tom

Looking for open source anti-spam systems, any suggestions?

Basically speaking, we have a forum-like systems and every one can post their demand/supply information. So we need an anti-spam system to avoid the spams like the ads, politic-sensitive, porn, etc. Our requirements: a) open source b)we can tune its features as we need c) can be deployed on LAMP systems By the way, the system could be able to handle Chinese Any suggestions? Check out Typepad Antispam. Their API is compatible with akismet, so […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 13, 2011
tom

Suggestion for open source web servers written in C

Can anyone suggest me some open source lightweight embeddable web servers written in C. Also provide your opinion / review about the suggestion. for educational purposes, a good starting point is http://www.acme.com/software/thttpd/ Check more discussion of this question. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

Continue Reading »
Aug 13, 2011
tom

Is there a Ruby, Python or open source way to monitor uptime?

Is there a Ruby, Python or open source uptime monitor like PingDom, etc? If you have another machine where you can do the monitoring from there are a number of options. Here are a few: Cacti Nagios Ganglia Check more discussion of this question. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

Continue Reading »
Aug 11, 2011
tom

Internal only DNS?

We are running a research project with hundreds (becoming thousands) of remote hosts. Each host is running OpenVPN so we can find them regardless of what their ‘assigned’ IP is. We have been using DynDNS to manage this but we’re running into some issues with them ( API is weak/nonexistent, size constraints, etc). Im looking into setting up a internal-only domain (EG “our.stuff” so a host would be “site1.our.stuff” or “site3.net4.our.stuff”) that I can configure […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 10, 2011
tom

Best linux based open source firewalls with graphical user interface

Are there any open source firewalls for linux that can be installed on a server and bring their own linux OS? have a graphical user interface? Would be great if the firewall would be based on Debian linux is still supported by an active community The ones I found are all commercial and not suitable for usage in small enterprises. PS: I know I could just fiddle with IPTables, but I wondered if there is […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 9, 2011
tom

Squirrel mail broken

I’m new to web admin and I had an issue with squirrel mail not being able to receive mail, i found somewhere that said reinstalling doevcot would fix this and so i did and now i can’t even login to squirrel mail. I’m running Centos 5.6 with Ispconfig 3. Following is the error log: Jun 7 19:30:02 localhost dovecot: pop3-login: Disconnected (no auth attempts): rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, secured Jun 7 19:30:02 localhost dovecot: imap-login: Disconnected (no […]

Continue Reading »
Aug 9, 2011
tom

Open Source Visualization and Dashboard Software

I am working on an open source Application Performance Monitoring (APM) software and looking for a visualization tool with dashboard capabilities. I came across Graphite which looks pretty good but wondering if there is anything better out there before I settle down with that tool. Here’s the list of features I am interested in: Must-Have Open Source license API to submit real time data Web-based visualization interface Persistence – file or database Nice-To-Have Dashboard Capabilities: […]

Continue Reading »