Designing A Linux Implementation Proposal For The Company Linx, Llc
1252 Words Dec 13th, 2016 6 Pages
I will be writing a Linux Implementation Proposal for the company Linx, LLC. This company has a new research and development group named LSDG. All the systems in the group LSDG will be running the Red Hat Linux operating system. These systems will access and share resources with the existing hardware in place. The existing hardware that Linx, LLC has implemented is a Microsoft active directory domain which contains numerous Windows Server 2012 R2 servers running services like DNS, DHCP, web services, printing and file services for the staff at Linx, LLC. The company overall has about 500 clients that run a mix of Windows 7 and Windows XP configurations. This proposal’s main objective is to replace every Windows XP system with a Linux variant. The Variant I have chosen to replace the Windows XP systems will be Red Hat.
Migration and installation of Red Hat Linux
The Red Hat Linux team has made it super easy for system administrators that have no Linux experience to install or migrate the systems to Red Hat from Windows. The systems that Linx, LLC wants us to update have an Intel Core 2 processor, 2GB RAM and an 80GB hard drive already installed. The Red Hat Enterprise operating system. requires that the hardware meets the following requirements before installing. The CPU should be a Pentium 4 or higher and should be at least 2GHz or higher, 1GB minimum of RAM and 4GB minimum for the hard drive. (Nwosu, 2010) The current Window XP system will be able to run the…