- Linux distribution is limited to RHEL. Other distributions will be considered on a case-by-case basis but support for non-RHEL systems will be limited.
- Home directories are not automatically backed up.
- Access to large network storage facilities, including /scratch and /nobackup, is limited.
- Staff management overhead tends to be very high.
For the vast majority of systems we manage, we can provide the level of customization needed using the unified or hybrid options. As a result, we discourage the use of the standalone configuration since the management overhead is so high.
Option 5: Self-Managed Configuration