Setting up a Basic Mandriva Corporate Server
This chapter does not aim to present a global overview of GNU/Linux's base operations, but to present Mandriva Corporate Server 4's new functionalities and key elements. The definition of the base system lies on the following scheme derived from this distribution's architecture.
This chapter tackles features provided by the package management tools (Section 1, “Software Management Tools”), implementing virtual machines through Xen (Section 3, “Virtualization: Xen Howto ”), and load balancing (Section 2, “Load Balancing”). Finally, we discuss how to secure Mandriva Corporate Server 4 (Section 4, “Improving security on CS4 ”).