Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide (7th edition)

Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide (7th edition)

By: Wale Soyinka (author)Paperback

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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

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About Author

Wale Soyinka is a system administrator, an open source evangelist, a network administrator, a hacker, and an entrepreneur. He has written an extensive library of Linux administration training materials, including Wireless Network Administration: A Beginner's Guide and the fourth through sixth editions of Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide.


Part I: Introduction, Installation, and Software Management Chapter 1: Technical Summary of Linux Distributions Chapter 2: Installing Linux in a Server Configuration Chapter 3: The Command Line Chapter 4: Managing Software Part II: Single-Host Administration Chapter 5: Managing Users and Groups Chapter 6: Booting and Shutting Down Chapter 7: File Systems Chapter 8: Core System Services Chapter 9: The Linux Kernel 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: File Transfer Protocol (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: Demo Virtual Machine

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780071845366
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 848
  • ID: 9780071845366
  • weight: 1231
  • ISBN10: 0071845364
  • edition: 7th edition

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