Open Source Migration Guide | IIS MS Exchange MS proxy Active Directory Replacement for Microsoft products

Open Source Migration Advice:

Open Source Migration Guide | Open source vs commercial |  Replacement for Microsoft products | IIS | MS Exchange | MS proxy | Active Directory replacement

     Here I have listed out the Open Source products which are replacing the commercial products

1) Mail Server

     Linux Sendmail with cyrus-imap is the good opensource replace for other commercial mailing solutions like Microsoft Exchange , Lotus Notes etc. We can integrate MailScanner and Clam-AV with Sendmail.

2) Web Server

   Apache, Tomcat web servers can be used as a Replace for Microsoft IIS

3) Active Directory

 Fedora DS with OpenLDAP  Replace Microsoft AD 

4) Proxy Server

    Squid Proxy server is one of the best proxy server. Squid can be configured with lots of Access controls. Content filter, Upload & Download Limit, User Base access, time based access, block list, are the key features.

5) UTM / Soft Router

     Untangle , pfsense

6) Database

     Mysql, PostgreSQL

7) FTP Server


8) Network Monitoring Tools

     Cacti, zabbix, Open NMS 

9) Asset Management


10) Bug Tracking


11) Web Mail


12) Other Open source Web based Applications/ Appliances

Booked - for Online Resource Booking
OpenNAS - for iscsi/NFS/CISF/SMB File Server
LTSP - Linux Terminal Server Project
MailMan - for Mailing list
SIP Server - Asterisk /Freepbx
VPN / or Site TO Site VPN - OPEN VPN

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