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official red hat linux system administrator's guide
Official Red Hat Linux System Administrator's Guide
byThe Red Hat Documentation Team ISBN:0764516957
Hungry Minds 2003 (513 pages)

Your single official source for documentation, instruction, and answers about Red Hat Linux 8, this resource delivers all the know-how you need to manage Linux networks and systems, troubleshoot problems, and provide optimum client service.

Table of Contents
Official Red Hat Linux Administrator’s Guide
Foreword
Introduction
Part I - Essential Information
Chapter 1- Kickstart Installations
Chapter 2- Boot Process, init, and Shutdown
Chapter 3- GRUB
Chapter 4- Red Hat Linux File System
Chapter 5- Gathering System Information
Part II - Basic System Administration
Chapter 6- General System Configuration
Chapter 7- Users and Groups
Chapter 8- Printer Configuration
Chapter 9- X Servers and Clients
Chapter 10- Automated Tasks
Chapter 11- Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
Chapter 12- Kernel Management
Part III - Network Administration
Chapter 13- Network Configuration
Chapter 14- Network Scripts
Chapter 15- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Chapter 16- BIND Configuration
Chapter 17- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Chapter 18- Email
Chapter 19- Apache HTTP Server Configuration
Chapter 20- Network File System (NFS) and Samba
Part IV - Security
Chapter 21- Controlling Access to Services
Chapter 22- Basic Firewall Configuration
Chapter 23- Kerberos
Chapter 24- OpenSSH
Chapter 25- Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
Chapter 26- Tripwire
Part V - Appendixes
Appendix A- Installing Red Hat Linux
Appendix B- Rescue Mode
Appendix C- General Parameters and Modules
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Listings


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Red Hat sealed and approved! Compiled by Red Hat’s own documentation team and reviewed by a Red Hat qualified technical expert, this comprehensive, authoritative guide delivers all the know-how you need to manage Linux networks and systems, troubleshoot problems, and provide optimum client service.

You’ll find in-depth coverage of creating network scripts, configuring Apache and Samba, Kickstart installations, and managing major protocols such as SSH, LDAP, DHCP, and BIND. Learn what you need to know about Red Hat Linux 8 exclusives like GRUB and ext3 and get extensive information on topics most Linux guides doesn’t even address, like Tripwire, PAM, Samba, and RAID.

This guidebook is your single official source for documentation, instruction, and answers about Red Hat Linux 8.

Proven Red Hat Linux Administration Solutions

  • Understand the pros and cons of Kerberos 5 and configure both server and client
  • Upgrade the kernel and learn about working with kernel modules
  • Add SMB, NCP, and JetDirect printers, modify existing printers, and configure the CUPS system
  • Manage console access and use xinetd to control access to services
  • Configure, enhance, and maintain an Apache secure server
  • Select, configure, and update appropriate security installations
  • Troubleshoot NFS, /proc, ext3, and the Red Hat Linux File System
  • Add packages and maintain Red Hat Linux with regular updates