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NIS on RedHat Linux

The following describes a procedure to set up NIS network name service under Red Hat Linux. This is geared toward a small intallation with only one domain. However, it should be fairly evident how to add more NIS domains. The NIS domain name has nothing to do with any DNS …

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Accessing Windows fileshares using Samba

The following details how to access available Windows fileshares on a remote server using the samba client. It presumes the IP of the remote host is known. Get list of NetBIOS names from the remote host: linmiri% nmblookup -A IP.ADD.RE.SS Get list of resources available on the remote host: linmiri% …

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Exim a quick glance

Here are some useful things to know for managing an Exim 4 server. This assumes a prior working knowledge of SMTP, MTAs, and a UNIX shell prompt. Message-IDs and spool files The message-IDs that Exim uses to refer to messages in its queue are mixed-case alpha-numeric, and take the form …

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