Pro Linux System Administration

Pro Linux System Administration

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We can all be Linux experts, provided we invest the time in learning the craft of Linux administration. Pro Linux System Administration makes it easy for small- to mediuma€“sized businesses to enter the world of zeroa€“cost software running on Linux and covers all the distros you might want to use, including Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, and CentOS. Authors, and systems infrastructure experts James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink, and Dennis Matotek take a layered, componenta€“based approach to open source business systems, while training system administrators as the builders of business infrastructure. If you want to implement a SOHO or SMB Linux infrastructure, Pro Linux System Administration clearly demonstrates everything you need. Youa€™ll find this book also provides a solid framework to move forward and expand your business and associated IT capabilities, and youa€™ll benefit from the expertise and experienced guidance of the authors. Pro Linux System Administration covers An introduction to using Linux and free and open source software to cheaply and efficiently manage your business A layered model that allows your infrastructure to grow with your business Easy and simplea€“toa€“understand instructions including configurations, examples, and extensive reala€“world hints and tips What youa€™ll learn Linux architecture How to build, back up, and recover Linux servers Creating basic networks and network services with Linux Building and implementing Linux infrastructure and services including mail, web, databases, and file and print Implementing Linux security Understanding Linux performance and capacity planning issues Who this book is for This book is for small to mediuma€“sized business owners looking to run their own IT, system administrators considering migrating to Linux, and IT systems integrators looking for an extensible Linux infrastructure management approach. Table of Contents Introducing Linux Installing Linux Linux Basics Users and Groups Startup and Services Networking and Firewalls Package Management Storage Management and Disaster Recovery Infrastructure Services: NTP, DNS, DHCP, and SSH Mail Services Web and SQL Services File and Print Sharing Backup and Recovery Networking with VPNs Collaborative Services Directory Services Performance Monitoring and Optimization Logging and Monitoring Configuration Management Virtualization... on your host, including your log files, and by using a network monitoring tool like the tcpdump or tshark command. ... In order to achieve the same result on Ubuntu as on Red Hat, you will have to do a little more manual configuration of youranbsp;...

Title:Pro Linux System Administration
Author:James Turnbull, Dennis Matotek, Peter Lieverdink
Publisher:Apress - 2009-06-22


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