[Wolves] help needed for charity using linux
wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Jul 1 13:43:01 2003
> Hey all,
> My brother in law has been in touch. The org he works for has a red hat server for general office use. Their
>IT manager has left suddenly, leaving them in the lurch. They've had a couple of
>firms in who, not understanding linux, have used a little FUD to
convince them they need Windows Server 2003.
> They use their server for a contacts database and to centrally store files etc.
> The org can ill afford to waste money on Windows. All they need is someone to explain why linux is good and
>to point them towards linux help. I'm doing my best but I won't be able to do the in depth stuff.
> They can pay for help and really just need someone to show them how to do their backups etc.
> Can anyone help me with this? It's getting fairly urgent - the FUD is starting to work on them.
Where are they? I'm sure /someone/ in here, hopefully more capable than
me (not hard :) ) could help.
Do you have any idea on what they're running on the server?