Ubuntu Server Administration / Edition 1

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Overview

Administer Ubuntu Server in the Enterprise

Realize a dynamic, stable, and secure Ubuntu Server environment with expert guidance, tips, and techniques from a Linux professional. Ubuntu Server Administration covers every facet of system management—from users and file systems to performance tuning and troubleshooting. Learn how to automate installation using Kickstart, set up print and Web servers, configure and secure networks and TCP/IP ports, and implement Linux virtualization. You'll also get details on sharing resources via NFS and Samba, protecting your system, and customizing the Linux kernel.

  • Install Ubuntu Server Edition in a production environment
  • Use administrative commands, secure with the PolicyKit, and customize permissions with ACLs
  • Configure filesystems in partitions, logical volumes, and RAID arrays.
  • Configure secure remote administration using the Secure Shell and Landscape
  • Manage updates and configure local repository mirrors
  • Control users with quotas, PAMs, and authentication databases
  • Build Web servers using Apache, MySQL, and PHP
  • Handle security with AppArmor, Kerberos, iptables-based firewalls, and TCP Wrappers
  • Virtualize your system using VMware, Virtualbox, and KVM

Covers Ubuntu 8.04 (LTS)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071598927
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
  • Publication date: 11/17/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Jang is a full-time writer specializing in Linux and Linux certification. He is the author of RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide, now in its fifth edition,and several other books.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1. The Ubuntu Community
Chapter 2. Installing the Ubuntu Server
Chapter 3. Automated Installations with Kickstart
Chapter 4. The Boot Process and Rescue Mode
Chapter 5. Filesystem Configuration
Chapter 6. Command Line Tools and Shell Management
Chapter 7. Basic Administrative Tools
Chapter 8. Manage Updates and Local Repositories
Chapter 9. Printer Configuration
Chapter 10. User, Group, and Administrative Management
Chapter 11. Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
Chapter 12. Manage Network Authentication
Chapter 13. A Minimal Graphic Environment
Chapter 14. DHCP and DNS
Chapter 15. Web Servers and Apache's LAMP
Chapter 16. Create a File Server
Chapter 17. Other Services: Mail, FTP, and NTP
Chapter 18. Backups and Security
Chapter 19. Kernel Management
Chapter 20. Virtual Machines and Terminal Servers
Glossary
Index

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