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Re: new HOWTO request

Hugo.van.der.Kooij@caiw.nl wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Mar 2000, Amir Malik wrote:
> > I would like to contribute by writing a HOWTO somewhere along the lines of...
> > "Enterprise Linux Servers, A to Z" or something like that. The HOWTO will cover everything related to setting up a high-end enterprise server environment, installing the proper software, and securing your network.
> >
> > I haven't really found any HOWTO that has this in an all-in-one format, for easy reference.
> I don't feel (but that is just MY view) that one should create a HOWTO
> just because the information is not put together in one document.
> I must assume that anyone setting up corporate servers knows what they are
> doing. (Frankly I have seen very much proof of people being paid dearly
> but having no clue as to what they are doing.)

I disagree.  It would be nice to have a document like this, even if it has
pointers to already-existing HOWTOs. Certainly duplicating information is
bad, but tying things like this together for enterprise users is good.  This is
always one of the big complaints of Linux documentation - that it's scattered
everywhere (even within the LDP itself).  Perhaps this is something the
OSWG is working on?? Amir can contact them and see if that's a project
they'd be interested in.  Unfortunately, I don't have any contact info for them.
Anyone else?


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