Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition

Now with a virtual machine showcasing the book's test system configuration, Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide, Seventh Edition teaches system administrators how to set-up and configure Linux quickly and easily.Effectively set up and manage any version of Linux on individual servers or entire networks using this practical resource. Fully updated to cover the latest tools and techniques, Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition features clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, and real-world examples. Find out how to configure hardware and software, work from the GUI or command line, maintain Internet and network services, and secure your data. Performance tuning, virtualization, containers, software management, and backup solutions are covered in detail.Install and configure Linux, including the latest distributions from Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS, openSUSE, Debian, and RHELManage users, permissions, files, folders, and applicationsSet up and administer system services and daemonsManage software from source code or binary packagesCustomize, build, or patch the Linux kernelWork with physical and virtual file systems, such as proc, SysFS, and cgroupUnderstand networking protocols, including TCP/IP, ARP, IPv4, and IPv6Build reliable firewalls and routers with Netfilter (iptables and nftables) and LinuxMonitor and test network activity and minimize security threatsCreate and maintain DNS, FTP, web, e-mail, print, LDAP, and VoIP serversShare resources using GlusterFS, NFS, and SambaImplement popular cloud-based technologies using Linux virtualization and containers using KVM and Docker

Author: Wale Soyinka

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