Linux box on the LAN

Menno Boer mboer at dds.nl
Fri Oct 26 04:02:55 PDT 2001


For Exchange just install an IMAP-raedy email prollie and use ofcourse the
imap-daemon...
It should be able to work with exchange..
"Edward Pinski" <pinskie at physics.uc.edu> wrote in message
news:200110252351.TAA28016 at bethe.phy.uc.edu...
> DHCP just requires that u use DHCP under netconf,
>
> xConfig mode           x(o) Manual ( ) Dhcp ( ) Bootp
>
> Think about it :)
>
> Edward Pinski
>
> >
> >
> > > What setting do I have to configure in netconf to see the network? I
can
> > > already ping the DNS server and people
> > > can ping me but can,t FTP or Telnet in. I,am using RH 7.1 with no
> > > firewall.
> >
> > I don't know in exactly which box you enter what using netconf, but
here's
> > a couple ideas:
> >
> > 1) IF you mean that you can't telnet or FTP to Internet sites, the
problem
> > is probably that you don't have a gateway defined.  Somewhere in netconf
> > there'll be a box that says Gateway or Router, and in that you have to
put
> > the right address, which is USUALLY 192.168.0.254 but that's not at all
> > guaranteed.  Ask your network manager.
> >
> > 2) IF you mean that you want people to telnet to your box, do this:
> >
> > To get FTPD and TELNETD going, run setup instead of netconf and look
under
> > "system services".  I don't remember if they have entries of their own;
> > they're usually started by INETD or XINETD.  Make sure one of the latter
> > two is running (INETD is a bit easier to start).
> >
> > There's a file /etc/inetd.conf which lists all the things people are
> > allowed to do.  Make sure ftpd & telnetd are ON in that list (ie, make
sure
> > there isn't a # character at the beginning).
> >
> > Also, FTPD & TELNETD open the door for security worries.  Make sure
> > everybody has sensible passwords, and set up the host access files
> > /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny.  Also think about using ipchains
or
> > iptables.  This will get to be a big job quickly.
> >
> > 3) On to other stuff:
> >
> > > 1.Exchange mail server.
> >
> > Don't know anything about this, sorry.
> >
> > > 2. Novell network - file sharing what type fram do I have to use?.
> >
> > NCP.  There's a kernel entry under "Network file systems" that has to be
> > configured.
> >
> > > 3. Where do I put the IP addres of  the proxy server that give you
> > > access to the outside world?
> >
> > Assuming you mean a web proxy, it goes in Mozilla or Netscape under the
> > "advanced settings".
> >
> > > 4. DHCP server.
> >
> > No idea.
> >
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