Pro Ubuntu Server Administration

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Pro Ubuntu Server Administration teaches you advanced Ubuntu system building. After reading this book, you will be able to manage anything from simple file servers to multiple virtual servers to high–availability clusters. This is the capstone volume of the Apress Ubuntu trilogy that includes Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Third Edition and Beginning Ubuntu Server LTS Administration: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition. You will be able to make Ubuntu technology shine in a Fortune 500 environment and let Ubuntu ...

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Overview

Pro Ubuntu Server Administration teaches you advanced Ubuntu system building. After reading this book, you will be able to manage anything from simple file servers to multiple virtual servers to high–availability clusters. This is the capstone volume of the Apress Ubuntu trilogy that includes Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Third Edition and Beginning Ubuntu Server LTS Administration: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition. You will be able to make Ubuntu technology shine in a Fortune 500 environment and let Ubuntu server become the backbone of your infrastructure. Topics covered include

  • Performance monitoring and optimization
  • High–availability clustering
  • Advanced Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) integrated networking


What you’ll learn

  • Monitor Ubuntu Server software and the hardware it is running on.
  • Make Ubuntu Server fly by careful optimization.
  • Learn how to craft high–availability clusters.
  • Ease your way into large–scale LDAP networking.
  • Acquire the skills to adjust Ubuntu Server to the security needs of a Fortune 500 environment.
  • Run your own Ubuntu application server.


Who this book is for

Anyone who administers Linux servers and wants to know enough about Ubuntu to make it fly.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430216223
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 12/2/2008
  • Series: Expert's Voice in Linux Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Sander van Vugt is an independent trainer and consultant, living in the Netherlands and working throughout the European Union. He specializes in Linux and Novell systems, and has worked with both for more than 10 years. Besides being a trainer, he is also an author, having written more than 20 books and hundreds of technical articles. He is a Master Certified Novell Instructor (MCNI) and holds LPIC-1 and -2 certificates, as well as all important Novell certificates.
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Table of Contents

Periorming an Advanced Ubuntu Server Installation 1

Using Ubuntu Server for System Imaging 29

Performance Monitoring 45

Performance Optimization 83

Advanced File System Management 109

Network Monitoring 131

Creating an Open Source SAN 161

Configuring OpenLDAP 197

Integrating Samba 231

Configuring Ubuntu Server As a Mail Server 249

Managing Ubuntu Server Security 281

Configuring Ubuntu Server As a VPN Server 303

Configuring Kerberos and NTP on Ubuntu Server 321

Ubuntu Server Troubleshooting 343

Index 383

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