Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on April 01, 2006 02:44 AM
We have run Trustix here at work on several servers for several years. We find it to be quite a good performer and resistant to attacks; one was an experiment that we put bare on the Internet (no firewalling of any sort) for six months to see just how resistant to attack it is (we certainly did our security updates regularly!). In addition to OpenSSH, we ran Apache and BIND on it, which we felt would simultaneously simulate what our public Web and DNS servers, respectively, would be running. After the six months, we took it down to do some forensic analysis, and we found that it had not been compromised.
The next week, we stood up our two public DNS servers, and our public Web server, using Trustix 2.2 as the platform. It's good stuff. If only management would allow us to replace our Windoze servers with Trustix!<nobr> <wbr></nobr>:-)