[TriLUG] RHEL best practices

Warren Myers volcimaster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 15:04:56 EDT 2012

I agree with Chris - but start with these questions:

   - do I *need* SELinux?
   - what is the server's purpose?
   - what packages do the product(s) I'm installing require (both in place,
   and to be removed)?
   - how much hardware am I running on?
   - 32-bit or 64-bit? (not even sure this is still a question .. but you
   can ask)
   - will I be virtualized or physical?
   - does new hardware have to be recognized without a reboot (*a la* a


On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 14:36, Chris Short <chris.short at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't think there is a real definitive answer to this question. It
> depends who you ask and what the purpose of the install is.
> Thanks,
> Chris Short
> On Mar 12, 2012, at 2:34 PM, stan briggs <stanbriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > all,
> > i have been unable to find anything that is sorta' official regarding
> > best practices. things like minimum packages, that kind of stuff. does
> > anyone on this list know of such a thing?
> > as a 2nd tier response references to blogs, etc, that are regularly used
> by
> > members of this group.
> > thanks,
> > stan

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