IServ is a web server which is debian based which enables the construction of school network including web portal.
IServ is a web server which is debian based which enables the construction of school network including web portal. Its development is focused on simplification of its use and administration. DECT phones can be operated over IServ servers using base stations. The base station on the subscriber’s premises is what different from other mobile telephones.
Working And Management
The basic operating system which was used in the beginning is Red Hat Linux but now it is switched to Debian / GNU Linux. It uses a web interface and can be accessed by smartphones and other DECT devices.
A large number of base stations are set up to strengthen the coverage of cordless phones and increase the quality of communication.
IServ makes it possible to administer the school network to a certain extent. There is a MAC address filtering which restricts the access of unauthorized device to internet, but it does not allow to restrict the communication on local network.
IServ provide web server for schools, groups and user home pages, forum for communication between users and mail server to provide e-mail addresses for users and groups. It also provides file server for internal school exchange of data, domain controller to build a local computer network and HTTP proxy to control and filtering of the Internet access from the network.
Originally DECT was intended to use with traditional analog telephone networks, but higher rates of DECT bases than traditional analog telephone networks could provide. This feature was considered and high speed networks were used
IServ provides the web portal IDESK ready, which allows the use and administration of the server from the local network and if desired from the internet, where portal being divided into a user and an administrator area. In user area there emails to send and a calendar where files are managed using a chat system and a forum to communicate with other users. The other one which is the administration area which allows administrators to configure and manage the server without any specific knowledge of underlying Linux platform.
The IServ DECT phone allows for hand off between different base stations hence allowing the user to roam endlessly in vast spaces like factories or shop floors. But the user has to pair the phone to the base station. There is also an option of multiple base station setup which allows the user to choose the base station of liking.
IServ DECT provides a comprehensive gateway for communication to large and medium sized business firms requiring less IT staff with a good performance and quality of calls, voice mails, conference and many more.
For security purposes layers to control media access are used which allows encryption of information using Standard Cipher. Encryption being weak. Attack can be executed by compromising base station allowing calls to be recorded, listened to and rerouted to different destination. While most of the DECT standard is publically available.
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