9780071845366

Linux Administration: A Beginnerís Guide, Seventh Edition

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    9780071845366

  • ISBN10:

    0071845364

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2016
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Now with a downloadable virtual machine showcasing the book’s test system configuration and updated for the latest Linux kernel release, the new edition of this bestseller teaches system administrators how to set up and configure Linux quickly and easily.

The seventh edition of Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide takes a proven, step-by-step approach to teaching the fundamentals of Linux system administration, including set-up, configuration, maintenance, networking, and security. Written for all beginner-level system and network admins, this beginner's guide makes it easy for you to translate your basic admin knowledge to Linux system administration and tackle real-world Linux system administration issues.

Part I begins with instructions for Linux server and software installation. Part II details all that is necessary to manage a stand-alone system and Part III introduces Linux security and networking. The remainder of the book is divided into two parts, Part IV: Internet Services and Part V: Intranet Services. The book’s step-by-step design prompts you to follow along and configure your own system. This new edition features a virtual machine showcasing the example system configuration, allowing you to test and compare your own configuration.

  • Covers the major distributions of Linux server for Ubuntu, Fedora, Centos, and openSUSE, and the latest Linux kernel release -- Linux 3.20
  • Now with a virtual machine! Available for download, the virtual machine showcases the final system configuration you will achieve by working through the book
  • Complete with instructor resource materials, featuring PowerPoint slides for classroom use and a test bank of questions that can be used for homework assignments, quizzes, or a final exam

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction, Installation, and Software Management
Chapter 1: Technical Summary of Linux Distributions
Chapter 2: Installing Linux in a Server Configuration
Chapter 3: Managing Software
Part II: Single-Host Administration
Chapter 4: Managing Users and Groups
Chapter 5: The Command Line
Chapter 6: Booting and Shutting Down
Chapter 7: File Systems
Chapter 8: Core System Services
Chapter 9: The Linux Kernal
Chapter 10: Knobs and Dials: Virtual File Systems
Part III: Networking and Security
Chapter 11: TCP/IP for System Administrators
Chapter 12: Network Configuration
Chapter 13: Linux Firewall
Chapter 14: Local Security
Chapter 15: Network Security
Part IV: Internet Services
Chapter 16:DNS
Chapter 17: FTP
Chapter 18: Apache Web Server
Chapter 19: SMTP
Chapter 20: POP and IMAP
Chapter 21: Voice Over IP
Chapter 22: The Secure Shell
Part V: Intranet Services
Chapter 23: Network File System
Chapter 24: Samba
Chapter 25: Distributed File Systems
Chapter 26: Network Information Service
Chapter 27: LDAP
Chapter 28: Printing
Chapter 29: DHCP
Chapter 30: Virtualization
Chapter 31: Backups
Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A: Creating a Linux Installer on Flash/USB Devices
Appendix B: OpenSUSE Installation

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