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Red Hat "Enterprise" Linux is just that: Linux that's perfectly at home in organizations of any size, including the largest. But to administer RHEL in enterprise environments, you need to master techniques that'll scale to the enterprise. Those are the skills Tammy Fox presents in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Administration Unleashed.
So, Fox's installation and configuration section focuses heavily on deploying multiple systems via kickstart scripts. Her coverage of system administration offers best practices for building enterprise-class user databases, and writing automated scripts to streamline large-scale administration and backup.
She offers deep coverage of both monitoring and security, too, including a thorough introduction to using Security-Enhanced Linux, and a useful appendix on preventing breaches with ExecShield. She even gets you started with RHEL5's new virtualization features -- and if there's anything hotter in the enterprise than virtualization, we'd like to know what it is. Bill Camarda, from the June 2007 Read Only