Support Server support
Server support scope
Canonical's server support covers a wide range of business uses and applications.
Standard installation of Ubuntu Server on certified hardware.
Network and automated
Performing network installs, using pre-seed files,
and general automation of installation for mass deployment.
Using package tools
Using the standard package management tools:
dpkg, aptitude, and apt-get - to install, remove and maintain packages
in the official repositories, as well as the partner repositories.
Setting up package repositories
Maintain internal repositories, as mirrors of the official repositories, along with others that contain additional packages.
Other server support
Basic file system
Set up any of the various supported file systems:
on top of physical disks, RAID groups and/or LVM volumes.
Set up and maintain any of the traditional infrastructure network services such as DHCP, DNS, NTP, etc...
Set up a CUPS based print server.
Working with digital certificates: GPG and SSH Keys.
Backup and recovery
Using Bacula for network backup
Using various technologies to set up Active-Passive and Active-Active cluster configurations.
Directory and Authentication
Setting up and maintaining an OpenLDAP
based directory for user identity management
Using Samba and Likewise Open for sharing files and printers with Windows devices and networks, as well as integrating
into Active Directory for user authentication.
Securing your servers at the network level, as well as using
App Armor to add Mandatory Access Control to your environment.
Setting up Tomcat
Using Postfix and Dovecot to build mail servers.
Using Postgres and Mysql for database services.
Setting up KVM-based virtual machines
Using Landscape, Munin and Nagios to monitor and
manage your servers.