Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Jun 2007 20:07 UTC, submitted by Valour
OpenBSD "If you're a software enthusiast who has never used OpenBSD before, you might enjoy installing it by yourself and figuring it out as you go. If, however, you're looking for a more practical approach to using OpenBSD 4.1 on a desktop or server machine, here's a quick guide to get you started in this spectacular operating system."
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RE[2]: Security
by BluenoseJake on Thu 21st Jun 2007 15:43 UTC in reply to "RE: Security"
BluenoseJake
Member since:
2005-08-11

I have to disagree with you. A windows 2003 box can be made to be very secure, with only a small amount of effort. Most unneeded services are disabled by default, and the system is setup to require authentication to even view open shares and services. Codewise, Win2k3 is going to need some updates when installing a new box, but what OS that came out 4 years ago doesn't?

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RE[3]: Security
by Supreme Dragon on Thu 21st Jun 2007 17:20 in reply to "RE[2]: Security"
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2007-03-04

Windows is the worst OS you can use on a server, other OS's such as Linux, BSD, and OpenSolaris easily win on cost, reliability, security, EULA, and system requirements.

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RE[4]: Security
by BluenoseJake on Thu 21st Jun 2007 20:17 in reply to "RE[3]: Security"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

In some situations, Windows would be the best tool for the job, and Exchange and SQL server 2005 are very good products. If you could get over yourself and your prejudices, do some research and some testing, you might learn that there is a tool for every job, and you can't just dismiss something because you don't like it or dont know anything about it (and you don't don't seem to know anything about modern Windows)

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