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    80$ Fileserver Configured in 45 mins - all the details

    So many people "talk" about wanting a home server - this is a very cost effective way

    http://jonpeck.blogspot.com/2006/11/...ver-in-45.html

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    this is so worth it - kinda spooky tho, i bought almost the same sort of thing from ebay about 2 hours ago

    gonna use it as a download box and control it via VNC
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    For people who want a "cheap" NAS solution - avoids XP like the plague.

    Too many people claim to have a home server - which normally is just a normal PC installed with XP - doing literally nothing.

    Smoothwall/Fileserver/Domain Controller/FTP box - are all "home" server tasks Well maybe not the DC - but some might run one >G<

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    Just a quick post you can get a lot for under &#163;75

    Buy-It-Now Link this is for Dell PC's - Under &#163;75, Any CPU etc

    ... This with a RAID Card - Maybe a Netcell (clearance stock avaliable online) and you have a tidy little Fileserver

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    XP isn't at all designed to do serving tasks, its limited (needlessly?) so you can't!

    m0n0wall is where its at for firewalls in my mind.
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    Im thinking those Dell Optiplexs would make a good home server - one providing m0n0wall services, the other a http/ftp/file server with DC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    XP isn't at all designed to do serving tasks, its limited (needlessly?) so you can't!

    m0n0wall is where its at for firewalls in my mind.
    Agreed Hence the pop at the XP runners on their servers

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    My home 3.6tb server cost nearly 2k wouldn't touch Linux with a bargepole. If you have ever tried to recover 3tb+ of data on a raid5 Linux partition you will understand.

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