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Linux vs Novell

Hi,

I have question. What is a better OS for a web-server and for security-network.

Novell Netware 5.1 with NDS 8.0 or
Linux Redhead 7.x

Alex Elderson


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  • gautamgautam Posts: 642Member
    : Hi,
    :
    : I have question. What is a better OS for a web-server and for security-network.
    :
    : Novell Netware 5.1 with NDS 8.0 or
    : Linux Redhead 7.x
    :
    : Alex Elderson
    :
    :

    I haven't seen Novell but I have heard it has lesser exploits than Linux.

    Most use Linux as their web server because of open source policy.
    BTW most linux have to configured later for security because that totally depends on your definition of security.

    Well I am not in a position to answer your question as I have never had the oppurtunity to use Novel Netware but I have tried to point out some facts I have seen and some points that I have heard about the 2 OS's



  • sehnendsehnend Posts: 13Member
    i have seen novell in use, it is a great server OS, very stable and doesn't care what you put on it.


  • Alex_EldersonAlex_Elderson Posts: 104Member
    : : Hi,
    : :
    : : I have question. What is a better OS for a web-server and for security-network.
    : :
    : : Novell Netware 5.1 with NDS 8.0 or
    : : Linux Redhead 7.x
    : :
    : : Alex Elderson
    : :
    : :
    :
    : I haven't seen Novell but I have heard it has lesser exploits than Linux.
    :
    : Most use Linux as their web server because of open source policy.
    : BTW most linux have to configured later for security because that totally depends on your definition of security.
    :
    : Well I am not in a position to answer your question as I have never had the oppurtunity to use Novel Netware but I have tried to point out some facts I have seen and some points that I have heard about the 2 OS's
    :
    :
    :
    I don't no Linux but i do a lot think with novel 4.X and 5.X and i like it but mayby linux is better.


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