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Learn to work as a superuser by controlling, monitoring and automating programs with this updated new edition of the best-selling Red Hat Linux Server book that covers all the Red Hat 7 features. Master how to set up Intranet/Internet services, set up office services including using Samba to share files and printer, design a load-balanced multiserver Apahce-based Web network, and learn all about how to secure your server using firewalls and tools.
About the Author
Mohammed J. Kabir is cofounder of Intevo, an e-application service provider, and the author of Red Hat Linux 6 Server, Red Hat Linux Administrator's Handbook, Apache Server Bible, Apache Server Administrator's Handbook, and The SuSE Linux Server.
Table of Contents
PART I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Why Red Hat Linux?
Chapter 2: Installation and Basic Configuration.
PART II: Working as a Superuser.
Chapter 3: The Bootup and Shutdown Processes.
Chapter 4: Understanding UNIX Files and Devices.
Chapter 5: Everyday Commands.
PART III: Managing Users, Processes, and Networks.
Chapter 6: Using Linuxconf.
Chapter 7: User Administration.
Chapter 8: Process Administration.
Chapter 9: Network Administration.
PART IV: Setting Up Intranet/Internet Services.
Chapter 10: DNS Service.
Chapter 11: E-mail Service.
Chapter 12: Web Service.
Chapter 13: FTP Service.
Chapter 14: Internet Relay Chat and News Servers.
PART V: Setting Up Office Services.
Chapter 15: Sharing Files and Printers with Samba.
Chapter 16: Using NFS File Servers.
Chapter 17: SQL Database Services.
PART VI: Securing and Monitoring.
Chapter 18: Security 101.
Chapter 19: Network Security.
PART VII: Tuning for Performance.
Chapter 20: Hacking the Kernel.
Chapter 21: Building a Multiserver Web Network.
Chapter 22: Configuring the X Windows System.
Chapter 23: Using the X Window System.
PART VIII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Linux Resources.
Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM.
GNU General Public License.
CD-ROM Installation Instructions.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I have toyed with Linux off and on for the past 4 years, but this book finally put almost everything I need to really get going, all in one place! If you need a great HOWTO reference guide for setting up RH Linux 7 as a server, this book will take care of 95% of your needs! Now, I only hope that Kabir's book on Securing a RH Linux 7 server will hit the streets soon!