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Advanced Linux Networking
By Roderick  W.  Smith
Publisher : Addison Wesley
Pub Date : June 11, 2002
ISBN : 0-201-77423-2
Pages : 784

        Who Should Buy This Book
        Linux Distributions
        How This Book Is Organized
        Conventions Used in This Book
        Contacting Me
      Part  I.   Low-Level Configuration
        Chapter 1.   Kernel Network Configuration
        Starting Kernel Configuration
        Network Protocol Support
        Network Hardware Options
        Compiling and Installing a Kernel
        Chapter 2.   TCP/IP Network Configuration
        Loading Network Drivers
        Using a DHCP Client
        Configuring a Static IP Address
        Using a PPP Link
        Chapter 3.   Alternative Network Stacks
        Understanding Network Stacks
        Chapter 4.   Starting Servers
        Using SysV Startup Scripts
        Using inetd
        Using xinetd
        Using Local Startup Scripts
        Using GUI Tools
        When to Use Each Startup Method
      Part  II.   Local Network Servers
        Chapter 5.   Configuring Other Computers via DHCP
        When to Run a DHCP Server
        Kernel and Network Interface Issues
        DHCP Configuration Files
        Assigning Dynamic Addresses
        Assigning Fixed Addresses
        Integrating with Other Protocols
        Chapter 6.   Authenticating Users via Kerberos
        When to Run a Kerberos Server
        Understanding Kerberos Operation
        Setting Up a Kerberos Server
        Configuring a Kerberos Application Server
        Configuring a Kerberos Client
        Chapter 7.   File and Printer Sharing via Samba
        When to Run a Samba Server
        General Samba Configuration
        Serving Files with Samba
        Serving Printers with Samba
        Samba Scripting Features
        Chapter 8.   File Sharing via NFS
        When to Run an NFS Server
        NFS Servers Available for Linux
        Understanding the Portmapper
        Serving Files with NFS
        Username Mapping Options
        Chapter 9.   Printer Sharing via LPD
        When to Run an LPD Server
        LPD Server Options for Linux
        Configuring a BSD LPD Server
        Configuring an LPRng Server
        Configuring a CUPS Server
        Chapter 10.   Maintaining Consistent Time: Time Servers
        When to Run a Time Server
        Setting Up an NTP Server
        Using Samba to Serve Time
        Chapter 11.   Pull Mail Protocols: POP and IMAP
        When to Run a Pull Mail Server
        Understanding POP and IMAP
        Configuring a POP Server
        Configuring an IMAP Server
        Using Fetchmail
        Chapter 12.   Running a News Server
        When to Run a News Server
        Understanding NNTP
        Running INN
        Using Leafnode
        Chapter 13.   Maintaining Remote Login Servers
        When to Run a Remote Login Server
        Configuring rlogind
        Configuring Telnet
        Configuring SSH
        Chapter 14.   Handling GUI Access with X and VNC Servers
        When to Run a GUI Access Server
        Configuring Basic X Access
        Using an XDMCP Server
        Running a VNC Server
        A Comparison of Access Techniques
        Chapter 15.   Providing Consistent Fonts with Font Servers
        When to Run a Font Server
        Understanding Font File Formats
        Running a Traditional Font Server
        Running an Expanded Font Server
        Chapter 16.   Maintaining a System Remotely
        When to Run Remote System Maintenance Tools
        The Challenge of a Cross-Distribution Configuration Tool
        Running Linuxconf Remotely
        Running Webmin
        Running SWAT
        Remote Administration Security Concerns
        Chapter 17.   Performing Network Backups
        When to Run Network Backup Servers
        Types of Network Backup Solutions
        Using tar
        Using SMB/CIFS
        Using AMANDA
        Restoring Data
      Part  III.   Internet Servers
        Chapter 18.   Administering a Domain via DNS
        When to Run a DNS Server
        Obtaining a Domain Name
        DNS Server Options for Linux
        Core DNS Configuration
        Domain Administration Options
        Running a Caching-Only Name Server
        Communicating with a DHCP Server
        Starting and Testing the Server
        Chapter 19.   Push Mail Protocol: SMTP
        When to Run an SMTP Server
        SMTP Server Options for Linux
        Mail Domain Administration
        Understanding SMTP Transport
        SMTP Server Configuration Options
        Basic Sendmail Configuration
        Basic Exim Configuration
        Basic Postfix Configuration
        Using a Procmail Filter
        Chapter 20.   Running Web Servers
        When to Run a Web Server
        Web Server Options for Linux
        Basic Apache Configuration
        Configuring kHTTPd
        Handling Forms and Scripts
        Handling Secure Sites
        Handling Virtual Domains
        Producing Something Worth Serving
        Analyzing Server Log Files
        Chapter 21.   Running FTP Servers
        When to Run an FTP Server
        FTP Server Options for Linux
        Basic FTP Server Configuration
        Setting Up an Anonymous FTP Server
      Part  IV.   Network Security and Router Functions
        Chapter 22.   General System Security
        Shutting Down Unnecessary Servers
        Controlling Accounts and Passwords
        Keeping the System Up to Date
        Monitoring for Intrusion Attempts
        Keeping Abreast of Security Developments
        Chapter 23.   Configuring a chroot Jail
        What Is a chroot Jail?
        Necessary chroot Environment Files
        Configuring a Server to Operate in a chroot Jail
        Maintaining the chroot Environment
        Chapter 24.   Advanced Router Options
        When to Use Advanced Router Configurations
        Advanced Kernel Options
        Using iproute2
        Using Routing Protocols
        Chapter 25.   Configuring iptables
        What Is iptables ?
        Kernel Configuration for iptables
        Checking Your iptables Configuration
        Configuring a Firewall with iptables
        Configuring NAT with iptables
        Forwarding Ports with iptables
        Logging iptables Activity
        Chapter 26.   Using a VPN
        When to Use a VPN
        VPN Options for Linux
        Configuring PPTP in Linux
        Configuring a Linux FreeS/WAN Server
        Potential Security Risks with a VPN

Advanced Linux Networking
Advanced Linux Networking
ISBN: 0201774232
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 203

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