Ubuntu Server Administration / Edition 1

Ubuntu Server Administration / Edition 1

by Michael Jang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071598928

ISBN-13: 9780071598927

Pub. Date: 11/17/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

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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 Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/17/2008
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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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