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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Linux vs Windows: How to Pick the Best Server OS for Your Website

Linux vs Windows

Choosing the right server operating system (OS) for your website is a crucial decision that impacts performance, security, and overall user experience. In the realm of server OS, Linux and Windows stand out as two prominent choices. If you’re a beginner navigating this landscape, fear not. This guide will help you understand the key differences […]

How to Choose the Best Linux Server Distro in 2024

Best Linux server distros

Are you diving into the world of Linux server distros for the first time in 2024? Choosing the right one can be a daunting task, given the plethora of options available. Fear not, as we’ve got you covered with a comprehensive beginner’s guide to selecting the best Linux server distro for your needs. Let’s get […]

Install Zentyal Quickly on Top of Ubuntu 20.04 Server or Desktop

Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Zentyal Development Team is glad to announce that it is now possible to install Zentyal Server quickly on top of an existing Ubuntu 20.04 Server or Desktop Edition using a script. Above all, the goal is to guarantee that everybody interested in testing Zentyal, has an easy way of doing this. In short, it offers […]

Official Book for Zentyal 7.0 Now Available

Official book for Zentyal Linux Server v. 7.0 now available

Zentyal today announced the availability of the “Zentyal for Network Administrators”-book for Zentyal 7.0, the latest Zentyal Server version. The official book helps system administrators to configure and manage Zentyal Linux servers in corporate environments. It covers all relevant aspects of Zentyal server, from the server architecture to all network services required in this type […]