[Novalug] Fedora Core 4, 5, or 6 on Gov Computers?
winzig at comcast.net
Tue Feb 27 23:51:39 EST 2007
I would recommend working with your Security folks and also see if your
agency has an APL (Approved Products List). It's late and 8 hrs of
meetings the past 2 days have scrambled my brain.
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> Given that, you might as well use CentOS rather than Fedora.
> CentOS uses the same SRPMs that Red Hat uses to build RHEL, changing
> only the copyrighted artwork.
> And it's FREE. They also have their own parallel RHN for up2date and yum.
> Brian Little wrote:
>> RHEL3 & 4 have been approved per DoD.
>> Mark Lundquist wrote:
>>> Has anyone out there gotten government approval to put FC 4, 5, or 6 on
>>> a Secure Information System (aka government computer)? I am working
>>> through this issue and would like some pointers from someone who as
>>> gone through the process. We have tried the normal mantra of comparing
>>> RedHat & Fedora, security updates, and etc, but logic and rational
>>> reasoning doesn't necessarily apply on the customer end. Some of the
>>> reps on the customer side aren't technically savvy, so I'm looking for
>>> real experience to help them with the policy side. You can contact me
>>> off the list.
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