Configure, customize, and administer AIX version 5L effectively using this expert resource. Use system management tools, work with network and distributed file systems, manage the user environment, tune and monitor the system, and much more.
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AIX 5L Administration

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Configure, customize, and administer AIX version 5L effectively using this expert resource. Use system management tools, work with network and distributed file systems, manage the user environment, tune and monitor the system, and much more.
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Explains how to administer a network running the AIX operating system on IBM processors. Where appropriate, all three AIX system management interface tool (SMIT), web-based system manager, and command line options are presented. The guide begins with the procedures for system installation and network configuration. Later chapters address file systems, Linux affinity, e-mail, web servers, user account management, security, the backup utilities, clustering techniques, and the enterprise storage server. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072228410
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 8/2/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 704
  • File size: 23 MB
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Meet the Author

Randal K. Michael has worked in the technology sector for 23 years and has been a UNIX Systems Administrator for the last ten. Randy has worked on many different flavors of UNIX during his career but his main focus has been with AIX and Linux. He has worked as a systems administrator for companies such as: Chrysler Motors, IBM, BellSouth, Egleston Children’s Hospital, Equifax, and Glenayre Electronics. He currently works for Coca-Cola Enterprises in Atlanta, as a Senior Systems Administrator for the UNIX and SAP Infrastructure Team.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I System Administration Tasks and Tools
1 Introduction 3
2 DocSearch and the Online Manual Pages: Getting Help from the System 15
Pt. II Systems and System Architecture
3 POWER Processors and Systems 39
4 AIX 5L Kernel 51
Pt. III System Installation and Management
5 System Management Tools 61
6 AIX Installation and Maintenance 77
7 AIX System Boot and Shutdown 115
Pt. IV System Configuration and Customization
8 AIX Runtime Configuration 133
9 AIX Device Configuration Manager (cfgmgr) and the Object Data Manager (ODM) 149
10 Tape Systems 167
11 The AIX Logical Volume Manager (LVM) 179
12 Printers and the Print Subsystem 233
Pt. V Network Configuration and Customization
13 TCP/IP 275
Pt. VI Networked Filesystems
14 Networked Filesystems: NFS, NIS, and NIS+ 311
15 Distributed File System 331
Pt. VII Linux Affinity
16 Linux Affinity with AIX 355
Pt. VIII Distributed Services
17 Mail and Sendmail 367
18 Apache Web Service 389
19 X11 Administration 407
Pt. IX Managing Users and Resources
20 Managing the User Environment 433
21 Process Management 459
22 System Accounting 479
Pt. X Security
23 Auditing and Security 495
24 Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) 519
Pt. XI System Recovery and Tuning
25 Backup and Copy Utilities 541
26 System Monitoring and Tuning 561
27 Problem Analysis and Recovery 583
Pt. XII High Availability
28 HACMP and Clustering 599
Pt. XIII Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage
29 SAN, NAS, and SCSI Consolidated Storage 631
Appendix 669
Index 671
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