Automating UNIX and Linux Administration

Automating UNIX and Linux Administration

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Wouldnt you like to automate the tedious daily tasks of system administration? Automating UNIX and Linux Administration will show you how, by exploring existing tools and offering real-world examples. Although some of the book is Linux-specific, most of the information applies to any UNIX system, including material on automating tasks across multiple variants of UNIX. Author Kirk Bauer briefly overviews tools and technologiesand assumes preliminary knowledge about editing a configuration file or mounting a file system. The techniques, methods, and tools in this book will help you manage a single systembut will prove especially powerful across multiple systems. No matter if the systems are desktops, servers, or Beowulf clustersall of them will benefit from this automation. And managing five to five thousand systems will become a simpler task!(I discuss transferring data and programs to a system from a post-install script in a€œ Manual Post-Installa€.) ... If your operating system is running Linux, it is very likely that it includes wget, ncftpget, or lftpget, allowing you to use the FTP or HTTPanbsp;...

Title:Automating UNIX and Linux Administration
Author:Kirk Bauer
Publisher:Apress - 2003-09-15


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