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Essential Linux Administration: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginnersby Chuck Easttom
Synopses & Reviews
ESSENTIAL LINUX ADMINISTRATION: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS introduces you to the various aspects of Linux administration. Each chapter is designed to give you an overview of a specific topic, along with some practical "how-to" material that you can apply immediately. The first three chapters set the stage, providing an overview of operating system concepts, Linux history, and instructions for installing Linux for use as a server. The remaining chapters are designed to teach specific administrative tasks. ESSENTIAL LINUX ADMINISTRATION will help you develop the skills you need to be a competent network administrator using Linux.
ESSENTIAL LINUX ADMINISTRATION: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS enables the reader to understand and utilize Linux-based networking and server administration better than ever before. Whereas most Linux system guides are either too technical or overly simplified, this easy-to-use book is both comprehensive and functional, covering the entire breadth of Linux administration topics that professionals in the IT industry need to know.
About the Author
Chuck Easttom has many years in the IT industry and is the author of 11 computer science books including the popular Moving from Windows to Linux. He was also one of the subject matter experts who helped to create CompTIA's Linux+ certification test, as well as their Security+ and Server+ certifications. He holds over a twenty different computer industry certifications.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Introduction to Linux. 2. System Installation. 3. File System. 4. Controlling Processes. 5. User and Group Management. 6. System Services. 7. Hardware Issues. 8. Remote Access. 9. TCP/IP. 10. Network configuration. 11. Network Security. 12. Network File System. 13. Shell Scripting. 14. Interoperability with Windows. 15. DNS. 16. Email Servers. 17. Web and FTP Servers. 18. Database Servers. 19. Performance and Optimization. 20. Configuration Management. 21. Logging and Monitoring. 22. Load Balancing. 23. Virtualization. Glossary. Index. Appendix A: Linux Distributions. Appendix B: Linux Shall Commands.
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