Essential Linux Administration: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

Essential Linux Administration: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

by Chuck Easttom

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435459571
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Chuck Easttom has 15 years' experience in the IT industry and has been an expert witness on several computer-related cases. He is the author of ten computer-science books including two textbooks on computer security. He was also one of the subject matter experts who helped to create CompTIA's Security+ certification test. He has been a frequent guest speaker on computer security at various computer groups and campuses including Harvard and Columbia. He holds more than a dozen 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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