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Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook By Mark F. Komarinski

Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook by Mark F. Komarinski

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This book is a Red Hat LINUX-specific edition of the LINUX System Administration Handbook. Red Hat is the most popular distribution of LINUX and the one that appears to have the most momentum in the marketplace. Many of our customers are asking for Red Hat Books.

Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook Summary

Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook by Mark F. Komarinski

Millions of companies are turning to Linux as a cost-effective, rock-solid solution for internal networks and Internet connectivity. This book systematically teaches system administrators the real-world Red Hat Linux 6.0 skills they need to succeed. Both novice and experienced system administrators can use this book to master Linux networking, file service, E-mail, security, backups, print sharing, Web, FTP, NetNews, and much more. They'll find practical guidance on configuring hardware and peripherals, tuning Linux performance, even enhancing productivity with scripts. This edition contains brand-new chapters on installation, the PAM RedHat Security Model, the RedHat package manager, and the latest 2.2 kernel enhancements. It also covers configuring and managing Linux systems with GNOME, Red Hat's default graphical user interface.

About Mark F. Komarinski

Mark F. Komarinski is a columnist for Linux Journal. He works for Carlo Gavazzi Computer Systems in Eastern Massachusetts as a compatibility engineer and systems administrator.

Cary Collett is a systems administrator for Los Alamos National Laboratories in New Mexico.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

Oh No! Not Another Linux Book! Linux Theory. Is It Really Free? Why Linux? Is Linux SYSV or BSD? Support. What You Need. Red Hat Recommended Settings.

2. Installation.

Getting Linux. Preparing for the Install. Performing the Install. LILO Installation. Linux and Other Operating Systems. Upgrading Red Hat Linux. Migrating from Other Distributions. Applications CD. Summary.

3. Linux Boot and Shutdown.

LILO. Kernel Boot. init. What's a Runlevel? When Something Goes Wrong. The Red Hat Rescue Diskette. System Shutdown. Keeping a PC Safe from Reboots. Summary.

4. Account Administration.

Adding Users. Deleting or Disabling Users. Using Shadow Passwords. Using PAM. Linuxconf. Interaction with Users. Summary.

5. RPM.

Binary RPM Installation. Source RPM (SRPM). Other RPM Utilities. Summary.

6. Networking with Linux.

TCP/IP. INETD. Network Applications. AppleTalk. Network Information Services (NIS and NIS+). Routing with Linux. Internet Agencies. Summary.

7. Printing and Print Sharing.

Connecting Printers to Linux. Serial vs. Parallel vs. Ethernet Printers. Configuring a Printer. Print Filters. Printers on the Network! Managing Print Queues. Ghostscript. Summary.

8. Samba.

Setting up a MS Windows Network. Installing Samba. Linux SMB Connections. SWAT (Samba Web Administration Tool). Installing Linux Printers on Windows. Summary.

9. Email.

Using m4 Files. You Have Mail! MIME. The .forward File. Mailing Lists. Qmail: An Alternative to Sendmail. Remote Email (POP and IMAP). Summary.

10. Setting Up FTP Services.

FTP under Red Hat Linux. Configuring wu-ftpd. Anonymous FTP. ProFTPD. BeroFTPD. TFTP. FTP Clients. Summary.

11. Applications for Linux.

Office Products, Word Processors, and Editors. Drawing, Graphics, and Image Viewing and Manipulation. Scientific Programs. Emulators. Summary.

12. Linux Database Software.

MySQL and mSQL. Other Native Linux DMBS's. Summary.

13. Programming Languages.

C. C++. Perl. Python. Lisp, Scheme,, and Guile. Java. Tcl/Tk. SQL. PHP. Other Languages. Summary.

14.Web Serving.

Web Server Software. Hardware Issues. Apache and ApacheSSL/Stronghold. Logging. Databases and Web Servers. Setting Up a Killer Web Server. Streaming Audio and Video. Summary.

15. X Windowing System.

X Concepts. Setting Up X Using Xconfigurator. Setting Up X Manually. gdm. Using X Window Managers. User Programs. X Resources. X Applications. Using Remote Displays. Major X Libraries. Commercial X Resources. Summary.

16. Securing Linux.

Physical Security. Software Security. Denial of Service Attacks. Network Security. Packet Filtering with Linux. Summary.

17. Kernel Administration.

Customizing Your Kernel. Which Kernel? Getting Ready. Adding Kernels to LILO. Modules or Compiled In? Dive on In! Summary.

18. System and Network Monitoring.

Syslog. Network Monitoring. Network Monitoring Distributions. Summary.

19. Backing Up Your Data.

tar and mt. cpio. Dump and Restore. Commercial Backup Products. Backup Strategies. RAID and Disk Mirroring. Summary.

20.Talking to Your Peripherals.

Scanners. Modems. Tape Drives. UPS. 3D Cards. USB Support. Adding a New Hard Drive. PCMCIA Devices and Laptop Machines. ZIP and JAZ Drives. Quick Guide to Serial Ports. CD-ROMs and CD-R Writers. Summary.

21. Connecting to the Internet.

Overview. Software Versions. Networking. PPP. IP Masquerading. Summary.

Appendix A.

URLs To Keep Track Of. URLs Referenced in This Book.

Appendix B.

Problems Using Very Large Hard Disks. Linux-allocated Devices. Additional /dev Directory Entries.


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Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook by Mark F. Komarinski
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