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7 Server Your Guide to Running a High-Performance Red Hat Server In this hands-on guide, Linux expert Mohammed Kabir shows you step-by-step how to deploy a Red Hat Linux server, from initial installation through security implementation and performance tuning. In-depth coverage of the issues you'll face, plenty of real-world examples, an easy-to-understand guide to common commands, and a comprehensive listing of Linux resources on the Internet make this an indispensable resource, whether you're working for a small nonprofit or a large corporation. Proven Solutions to Red Hat Linux Server Challenges
- Install and configure only the files you need
- Efficiently manage network processes and TCP/IP networking
- Establish e-mail services with DNS, SMTP, and POP
- Connect to the Web using Apache server
- Set up FTP, Internet Relay Chat, or Usenet servers
- Share files and printers with Samba and NFS file server
- Build a SQL database server you can access from the Web
- Harness firewalls, SATAN, COPS, and other security tools
- Boost performance by hacking and customizing the kernel
- Design a load-balanced, multiserver Web network
Red Hat Linux 7 on 3 CD-ROMs
- GNOME and KDE desktops
- Netscape Communicator®
- Apache Web Server
- TCP/IP networking
- Dial-up networking tools for ISP access
- Complete suite of Internet applications, including e-mail, news, and Telnet
- And much more
System Requirements Intel 486-compatible or higher PC with hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 3 ½" floppy drive. See Appendix B for more information about using the CD-ROMs. www.mandtbooks.com
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Learn to work as a superuser by controlling, monitoring and automating programs with this updated new edition of the best-selling Red Hat Linux Server book that covers all the Red Hat 7 features. Master how to set up Intranet/Internet services, set up office services including using Samba to share files and printer, design a load-balanced multiserver Apahce-based Web network, and learn all about how to secure your server using firewalls and tools.
About the Author
Mohammed J. Kabir is cofounder of Intevo, an e-application service provider, and the author of Red Hat Linux 6 Server, Red Hat Linux Administrator's Handbook, Apache Server Bible, Apache Server Administrator's Handbook, and The SuSE Linux Server.
Table of Contents
PART I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Why Red Hat Linux?
Chapter 2: Installation and Basic Configuration.
PART II: Working as a Superuser.
Chapter 3: The Bootup and Shutdown Processes.
Chapter 4: Understanding UNIX Files and Devices.
Chapter 5: Everyday Commands.
PART III: Managing Users, Processes, and Networks.
Chapter 6: Using Linuxconf.
Chapter 7: User Administration.
Chapter 8: Process Administration.
Chapter 9: Network Administration.
PART IV: Setting Up Intranet/Internet Services.
Chapter 10: DNS Service.
Chapter 11: E-mail Service.
Chapter 12: Web Service.
Chapter 13: FTP Service.
Chapter 14: Internet Relay Chat and News Servers.
PART V: Setting Up Office Services.
Chapter 15: Sharing Files and Printers with Samba.
Chapter 16: Using NFS File Servers.
Chapter 17: SQL Database Services.
PART VI: Securing and Monitoring.
Chapter 18: Security 101.
Chapter 19: Network Security.
PART VII: Tuning for Performance.
Chapter 20: Hacking the Kernel.
Chapter 21: Building a Multiserver Web Network.
Chapter 22: Configuring the X Windows System.
Chapter 23: Using the X Window System.
PART VIII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Linux Resources.
Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM.
GNU General Public License.
CD-ROM Installation Instructions.