There are servers everywhere. Email servers, web servers, file servers, video servers, all kinds of them. Every single one has its own unique challenges and required skills to manage them: Windows, Mac or Linux? Which server software? Who should have access? Individual accounts or shared group logins?
Linux machines that Gord worked with at Queen’s were being probed continually for vulnerabilities. Literally thousands of attempts to login were being made every single day.Who’s going to look after it? Who’s going to install the updates? Who’s going to create new accounts and close/archive old ones? What happens if it fails? Are there backups? Are there intact backups? How long will it take to resurrect if it dies?
Installing a server on your network should never be taken lightly. Especially one that directly faces the internet. Universities are an easy target, but some of the Linux machines that Gord worked with at Queen’s were being probed continually for vulnerabilities. Literally thousands of attempts to login were being made every single day.
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