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the book of webmin...or how i learned to stop worrying and love unix
The Book of Webmin...or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love UNIX
by Joe Cooper ISBN:1886411921
No Starch Press © 2003 (281 pages)

This reference is a comprehensive guide to the Webmin system administration tool, documenting its unique features while explaining each of the core services like Apache, BIND, Sendmail, and more.

Table of Contents
The Book Of Webmin. . . or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love UNIX
Preface
Chapter 1 - Obtaining and Installing Webmin
Chapter 2 - Logging In
Chapter 3 - Webmin Configuration
Chapter 4 - Usermin: A Webmin for Users
Chapter 5 - General System Configuration
Chapter 6 - Server and Daemon Configuration
Chapter 7 - Apache Webserver
Chapter 8 - BIND
Chapter 9 - FTP Server
Chapter 10 - Postfix
Chapter 11 - Sendmail
Chapter 12 - Squid
Chapter 13 - Networking Configuration
Chapter 14 - Hardware Configuration
Chapter 15 - Others Category
Index
List of Figures

the book of webmin...or how i learned to stop worrying and love unix
The Book of Webmin...or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love UNIX
by Joe Cooper ISBN:1886411921
No Starch Press © 2003 (281 pages)

This reference is a comprehensive guide to the Webmin system administration tool, documenting its unique features while explaining each of the core services like Apache, BIND, Sendmail, and more.

The Book of Webmin will show you how to use Webmin, the web-based systems administration software suite, to manage your UNIX systems with ease—even if you are unfamiliar with the command line. Step-by-step tutorials show you how to accomplish nearly every service and task needed to maintain a UNIX system, including how to configure popular services like Apache, BIND, Squid, and Sendmail, and manage features like network configuration, disk configuration, users, and groups. Each chapter is devoted to a particular module or section of Webmin, and all the configuration options are explained.

Learn how to:

  • Install, configure, and customize Webmin to suit different environments, including those with many users and varying access levels
  • Set up and maintain a virtual hosting webserver, with mail, name service, and FTP
  • Get up and running with Apache, Sendmail, Postfix, BIND, Squid, and WU-FTPD
  • Secure your machine from crackers using password policy, application level network access control, SSL, and firewalls

Whether you’re a novice user or an experienced system administrator, you’ll find The Book of Webmin an invaluable reference guide.

About the Author

Joe cooper is co-founder and CEO of Swell Technology—developers of a successful line of web caching server appliances. He has contributed code to Webmin, written several Webmin modules, and has created a custom Webmin theme.

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Cooper, R. Joe.

The book of Webmin, or how I learned to stop worrying and love UNIX / R. Joe Cooper. p. cm. Includes index.

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