This book is designed as a networking and server reference for Fedora 18 Linux. Administration tools are covered as well as the underlying configuration files and system implementations. The emphasis is on what administrators will need to know to perform key networking and server tasks. Topics covered include network connections, systemd service manager, IP network administration, firewalls, systemd service management, runlevels, and the Network Time Protocol. Key servers are examined, including Web, FTP, CUPS printing, NFS, and Samba (Windows shares). Network support servers and applications covered include the Squid proxy server, the Domain Name System (BIND) server, and DHCP.
Author: Richard Petersen