ClearOS, Distribution Timeline and Software. We are old friends to open source. At
ClearFoundation, our team has been together for nearly 10 years with over 118,000 registered systems in the field. ClearOS is based upon RedHat / CentOS Linux and has been developed over time by diligent developers with tons of customer feedback.
In 2005, we incorporated several elements of CentOS to the benefit of the solution. We are excited about what the future will bring with new resources, developers, and partners in the future!
ClearOS (formerly named ClarkConnect) is a Linux distribution, based on CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, designed for use in small and medium enterprises as a network gateway and network server with a web-based administration interface. It is designed to be an alternative to Windows Small Business Server.ClearOS succeeds ClarkConnect.
The software will be built by ClearFoundation, and support services can be purchased from ClearCenter. ClearOS 5.1 removes previous limitations to mail, DMZ, and MultiWAN functions.
Starting with the ClearOS 6 release: The distribution will be a full-featured operating system for servers and workstations built from source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Features include: Stateful firewall (iptables), networking and security
Intrusion detection and prevention system (SNORT)
Virtual private networking (PPTP, IPSec, OpenVPN)
Web proxy, with content filtering and antivirus (Squid, DansGuardian)
E-mail services (Webmail, Postfix, SMTP, POP3/s, IMAP/s)
Database and web server (easy to deploy LAMP stack)
File and print services (Samba and CUPS)
Flexshares (unified multi-protocol storage which currently employs CIFS, HTTP/S, FTP/S, and SMTP)
MultiWAN (Internet fault tolerant design)
Built-in reports for system statistics and services (MRTG and others)
Servers are for demonstration and short term evaluation use. Restrictions to use apply. Servers are for an international audience and may appear in different languages. To change the languages please visit the language page of demo1 and demo2. Servers reset at the bottom and top of each hour respectively.
Description: ClearOS is an integrated software distribution that includes everything for a small IT environment from easy to understand file storage to cloud-based services with an intuitive management console. With over 119,800 deployments in 122 countries and 21 languages, ClearOS is a proven, secure, and cost-effective IT delivery platform for anyone looking to develop, deploy or deliver managed IT services like the growing list of ClearCenter Partners across the globe.
Features & Benefits: ClearOS is a network and gateway server Linux distribution. Updates and new modules can be obtained through ClearSDN. With over then 118,000 registered deployments around the globe, ClearOS has been proven to be a secure and robust gateway on the network edge. ClearOS can operate on standard x86 hardware, turning standard hardware into a powerful appliance for control of network servers and network gateway.
ClearOS is an aggregation of the leading open source network and gateway applications and content to manage your IT needs.
ClearOS is the next evolution in IT for small business and distributed environments because it takes advantage of open source reliability while using the latest updates from commercial content sources. ClearOS is a perfect fit for businesses looking for real value within a cost effective structure.
One advantage of the ClearOS open source architecture is the flexibility to deploy the appropriate elements for a given environment. If you are only looking for a reliable content filtering solution, you can provision just that function and ignore the rest. You can pick and choose the elements you need to deploy, know you have access to more functions as needed.
ClearOS Robust Feature Set Includes: Intrusion Detection: Detect and notify security breaches on your network from inside and out
Firewall: Advanced control over network access
Content Filtering: Ability to control access to inappropriate and dangerous content
Antispam: Detect:, reduce and control the volume of unsolicited email
Antivirus: Detect and quarantine malware and malicious content with email, web traffic
Wireless Support: Manage wireless access to your network
File Server: Central storage for all of your valuable documents
Print Server: Advanced network printing for all major brands of printers
MultiWAN: Connect and load balance multiple Internet connections
Web Server: Maintain your own local web site for Internet
ClearOS Enterprise is a server, network, and gateway platform designed for small businesses and distributed enterprise environments. ClearOS Enterprise is based upon ClearOS Core which is a rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The distribution is flexible and includes an extensive list of features and integrated services which can be configured through a web-based interface. Some of the tools found in ClearOS Enterprise include anti-virus, anti-spam, VPN, content filtering, bandwidth manager, file services, SMTP services, print services, SSL certification, and web services. ClearOS includes a marketplace which simplifies the installation of software including 3rd party modules. The distribution is provided as a free download, inclusive of basic OS updates with free registration.
FRITZ!OS: New Firmware 6.05
Thu, May 29th 2014 1:48p John Willemse A new FRITZ!OS 06.05 is available for your FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7360. You are currently using FRITZ!OS version 06.04.
For information about the new features included in the new FRITZ!OS, go to:
Security: removes possibility for unauthorized access to FRITZ!Box. Please check for important information here: http://www.avm.de/en/Sicherheit
added Dialplan for New Zealand
New with FRITZ!OS 6:
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Heartbleed Security Bug fixes for VMware
Sun, Apr 20th 2014 5:05a John Willemse 19 April, 2014.
It seems to be patch Saturday as today a whole bunch of updates of products were released. All of these updates relate to the heartbleed security bug fix. There is no point in listing every single product as I assume you all know the VMware download page by now, but I do want to link the most commonly used for your convenience:
VMware vCenter Server 5.5 U1a
VCVA 5.5 U1a
VMware vCenter Server 5.5c
ESXi KB:VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi550-201404420-SG
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Sophos UTM Up2Date 9.201023 package
Thu, Apr 10th 2014 4:46p John Willemse We just did the upgrade.
System Version: Sophos UTM 9.200-11
Official 9.2 GA Release - update from 9.200. Fix: OpenSSL vulnerability: TLS heartbeat read overrun (CVE-2014-0160)
Fix : vpn site2site overwiev is missing ipsec respondOnly connections
Fix : Object Changelog PopUp can not be closed in IE9
Fix : [BETA] RED50 reconnects all the time
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CentOS alert RHSA-2014-0328. Kernel Update.
Thu, Apr 3rd 2014 12:25p John Willemse We just upgraded OTAP to Centos 6.5 Kernel 2.6.32-431.11.2.el6.x86_64 x86_64
Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
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Technisch consultant. Per direct beschikbaar in de regio Zuid-Holland.
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 6:05p John Willemse Mijn ambities:
Prospects technisch adviseren
Producten kunnen implementeren bij klanten
Telefonisch en on-site technisch support leveren
Functie ongeveer 40% binnen en 60% buiten
Naast mijn werkwijze die inventief en creatief is in het vinden van oplossingen neem ik ook een dosis kennis mee die ingezet kan worden om de kantoorautomatisering zoals (hard- en software) migratie- en upgrades te waarborgen in project vorm.
Competenties en vaardigheden:
Service en ondersteuning
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