Ubuntu Network Appliance Edition

Registered by Mark Harrison on 2007-09-12

A version of Ubuntu (based provisionally on 8.04 LTS Server edition) that is optimised for "network appliance" tasks, including, Firewall, Load balancer (sticky as well as Round Robin), Intrusion Detection and SSL acceleration. Such a version would include a mechanism for clustering such appliances in a dynamic manner (heart-beating?), and policy management of a network of such devices. It would also need a hardened version of Ubuntu Server Edition specifically excluding any standard packages not explicitly required for such functionality.

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This is the first time I've written a Spec, (which follows some initial discussion on the Ubuntu UK list.)

Help from anyone experienced in spec-writing would be massively appreciated.

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