Year: 2020

3 Password Management Utilities That Help to Improve System Security

Three good password management utilities

When securing any system, the basic advice is to use “strong passwords” and change them periodically. This also applies to system and domain users. In this post we will briefly go through what can be considered a good password and what Linux tools can help system administrators to improve system security related with users and […]

Zentyal Server 6.2 Commercial Now Available

Zentyal Server Commercial Edition 6.2 Released

Zentyal today announced the release of a new minor version of the Commercial Zentyal Server Edition, Zentyal Server 6.2. This new commercial Zentyal Linux Server version is based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. It comes with the most recent versions of all the integrated software together with improvements and bugfixes that aim at improving the stability […]

Official Documentation for Zentyal Server 6.2 Now Available

Official documentation for Zentyal 6.2 published

The official documentation for the latest Zentyal Linux Server version (6.2) has been published now. It is available in both English and Spanish at: . The documentation covers all the Zentyal Server features, helping users to test and deploy the server correctly. The documentation has been fully reviewed and updated and it also features […]

Video tutorial on joining Windows 10 to a Samba 4 Domain on Zentyal Server

How to join Windows 10 client to Samba4 domain on Zentyal Linux Server

Zentyal Linux Server provides an alternative to Windows Server®. Thanks to the integration of the Samba and Kerberos technologies, Zentyal allows you to join Windows® clients natively to the domain and manage them as you are used to with Windows Server. The Windows operative systems supported by Zentyal include Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10. The process of joining […]

Zentyal Server 6.2 Development Now Available

Zentyal Server Development Edition 6.2 Released

Zentyal Development Team today announced the availability of Zentyal Server Development Edition 6.2. This is a new minor community release of the Zentyal Linux Server, based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. It focuses on improving the stability and security of the product and comes with the most recent versions of all the integrated software including latest […]

Zentyal 6.2 Changelog

antivirus Improve zentyal.antivirus-clamonacc service management Add new scripts to Freshclam’s Apparmor profile Remove ScanOnAccess in favor of OnAccessExcludeUname Add new systemd service for antivirus-clamonacc Add new regex for logging purposes ca Change CRL expiration days to 3650 according to the OpenVPN recommendations core Fix root’s emails counter in the Smart Admin report Improve Smart Admin […]

Tips for Monitoring and Maintaining Your Zentyal Server

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In the past few weeks, many of us are working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this post we want to remind you of some useful Zentyal Server monitoring and maintenance tasks. These tips help you to continue guaranteeing the security and correct operation of your server at all times. Track successful / failed […]

11 Points for Sysadmins to Keep in Mind with a High Number of VPN Users

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Due to restrictions imposed on free movement during the coronavirus pandemic, the use of the OpenVPN module is increasing to facilitate remote working. That is why we would like to point out some aspects about its use for Zentyal Server administrators. Analyse the situation and the needs The first step would be to analyse the […]

Server Admin ToDo List When Going Remote

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In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak many businesses are going remote. Suddenly having to support an entirely remote staff and remotely manage all the systems, is putting a lots of pressure on system administrators and IT departments. If you are in charge of managing your organization’s server, we would recommend you to take into […]

Coronavirus Impact and Three Tips for Server Management

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We are experiencing a very unusual situation due to coronavirus. We wish speedy recovery to those who are sick and strength to everybody to face the upcoming challenges. We do not claim to be experts in health issues. In this regard, we strongly recommend taking into account the recommendations of local, national and international health […]