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Special Edition Using Linux System Administrationby Arman Danesh
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This reference focuses on installing, configuring, and administrating Linux as an operating system. It offers guidance on managing users and groups, scheduling automatic tasks, implementing centralized user authentication with NIS, and establishing RAID disk arrays. Advice is also given on such topics as backup strategies, firewalls, mail and Web servers, and news and FTP servers. Danesh studies computer science at Simon Fraser University. Das works as a systems and network administrator. Samudrala uses computational approaches in the study of biology at Stanford University.
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Special Edition Using Linux Administration is the complete, comprehensive reference book for the experienced administrator who needs to learn to run a Linux system and successfully manage it. This book has a great appeal to those administrators whose knowledge is limited to Windows or NetWare networks as they integrate Linux into their infrastructure. Current Linux or Unix users wishing to apply their knowledge towards system administration will also find it invaluable. Useful topics include: Linux deployment and installation, user administration, Samba and NT-Linux integration, Linux process management and daemons, Network configuration and TCP/IP, routing with Linux, Linux and firewalls, using Linux as an Intranet server, and Linux database servers.
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