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Domain Controller: Definition, Benefits & Future Trends

What is a domain controller

For decades, Microsoft’s Active Directory has dominated the domain controller landscape. But the tide is turning. Linux domain controllers are emerging as a viable alternative, particularly for businesses seeking a robust, open-source solution. This blog post explores the rise of Linux domain controllers, highlighting their advantages and challenges.  What is a Domain Controller? A domain […]

Integrating Linux into Your Active Directory Environment [A detailed guide]

Integrating Linux with Active Directory

Many businesses leverage a mixed IT environment, featuring both Windows and Linux systems. This can be advantageous, with Windows offering a familiar desktop experience and Linux providing robust server solutions. But managing user accounts and authentication across these two platforms can become a hassle. This is where Linux Active Directory integration comes in. It allows […]

Migrating from Windows Server to Linux: Best Practices and Considerations

Windows Server to Linux

Are you considering migrating from Windows Server to Linux but unsure where to start? In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the best practices and considerations for making a smooth transition. From understanding the differences between Linux and Windows to choosing the best Linux server option and exploring Zentyal as the ultimate Active Directory […]

Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Linux Server Running Smoothly

Linux Server Running Smoothly

Running a smooth Linux server is key to a happy digital life. Whether you manage a website, store data, or tinker with cool projects, keeping your server in tip-top shape is essential. This guide offers some easy-to-follow tricks to ensure your Linux server runs like a champ. No need for complex commands or deep technical […]

Setting Up a Linux Domain Controller: A Step-by-Step Guide

Linux domain controller

Are you ready to harness the power of Linux as a domain controller for your network? In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process of setting up a domain controller Linux step-by-step. From choosing the best Linux server distro to downloading the necessary software and configuring your domain controller, we’ve got you covered. […]

Why Linux is the Ultimate Alternative to Windows Server

Alternative to windows server

If you’re considering server options for your business, you’ve likely come across Windows Server as a prominent choice. However, Linux stands out as the ultimate alternative, offering a plethora of advantages that make it a compelling option for server deployment. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll delve into why Linux is the best server solution and […]

Zentyal Server 8.0 Development Now Available

Zentyal Development Team today announced the availability of Zentyal Server Development Edition 8.0. This is a new major community release of the Zentyal Linux Server, based on Ubuntu Server 22.04.3 LTS. This version comes with the most recent versions of all the integrated software, including Samba 4.15.13, Netplan instead of the old-fashioned network/interfaces, new Docker […]

Zentyal 8.0 Changelog

Antivirus * Remove ClamAV dependencies version * Update stubs * Remove unused freshclamEBoxDir method * Workaround for Systemd warning * Create enable-module script * Add freshclam command when the module is enable to reduce issues * Disable apparmor temporarily CA * Update openssl.cnf file * Add initial-setup script * Avoid to use Openssl shell * […]

What is Linux Operating System? (Everything about Linux OS)

Linux operating system

If you’ve ever heard about Linux but weren’t quite sure what it is, you’re in the right place. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about the Linux operating system (OS), from its definition to its benefits, disadvantages, why you should choose Linux, how to contribute to its development, and more. […]

What is DHCP and how to configure DHCP server in Linux

what is DHCP server

If you’re new to the world of networking, terms like DHCP may seem intimidating at first. However, DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a fundamental aspect of network management that plays a crucial role in assigning IP addresses automatically. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll delve into what DHCP is, why it’s important, and how to […]