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Author: Viktor Toth
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Sams, 1999.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toth, Viktor (Viktor T.).
Indianapolis, IN : Sams, 1999
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Viktor Toth
ISBN: 0672316285 9780672316289
OCLC Number: 42358912
Description: xxii, 512 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Preface. I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction. Linux: The Roots. How Good Is Linux? Installation Roadmap. System Management. Summary.2. The Linux Workhorse. Anatomy of a Horse. Interacting with the System: Shells in a Nutshell. Editing Files. The X Window System. Summary.II. SETTING UP. 3. System Installation. Preparing for Installation. File System Types. Linux: First Boot. Test System Installation. Summary.4. Internet Configuration and Basic Security. Users, Groups, and Passwords. Privileges and Permissions. System Services. Summary.5. Internet Concepts. Internetworking. The Internet Protocol. Other Internet Protocols. Tools. Other Standards. Summary.6. The Domain Name System. Domain Names and Name Servers. Domain Name Registration. Running a Name Server. Summary.7. Making the Connection. Preparing for the Connection. Using PPP. Incoming Connections. Connecting the Test System. Using External Routers. Summary. Manual Pages.III. BASIC SERVICES. 8. Running a Mail Server. The Mail Delivery Process. Mail Transport Agents. Mailboxes and Protocols. Configuring sendmail. Configuring the Test System. Summary. Manual Pages.9. Mailing Lists and Newsgroups. Mailing Lists. Newsgroups. Summary. Manual Pages.10. Web Service. Basic Concepts. Setting Up an FTP Server. Running Apache. Advanced Web Server Features. Restricted Access. Summary. Manual Pages.IV. ADVANCED NETWORKING. 11. Firewalls. What Firewalls Do. Do You Need a Firewall? What to Protect Against. Setting Up a Linux Firewall. Summary. Manual Pages.12. Using External Routers. Routing Revisited. Special Router Devices. Summary. Manual Pages.13. File Services for Windows: Samba. What Can Samba Do? Setting Up Samba. Global Configuration Settings. Basic Security. Configuring Shared Directories. Configuring Shared Printers. Samba and Encryption. Using Samba. Summary. Manual Pages.14. Time Services. The Need for Synchronization. UNIX, the Internet, and Timekeeping. Installing and Using NTP Software. Summary. Manual Pages.V. MANAGING YOUR SYSTEM. 15. User Accounts. What Is a User Account? Managing User Accounts. Shadow Passwords. User Quotas. Summary. Manual Pages.16. Logs. The System Log. Boot Notification. Reading the Log Files. Other Log Files. Log Maintenance. Summary. Manual Pages.17. Backups. Backup Strategies. Backing Up Files. The Tools of Backup. Advanced Topics. Summary. Manual Pages.18. Scheduled Tasks, Scripts, and Programming. Scheduling Program Execution. Shell Scripts. Other Often Used Languages. Examples. Summary. Manual Pages.19. Configuring Workstations. Using a Linux Router. Using a Linux Mail Server. Accessing Network News. Using Samba Services. Other Applications. Summary. Manual Pages.20. Security Revisited. Access Security. Physical Security. Network Security. Personnel Security. Application Security. Malicious Programs. Protective Measures.Summary.VI. WHEN SOMETHING GOES WRONG. 21. Diagnosing Your System. Pre-Boot Diagnostics. Hardware Problems. Software Problems. Boot Options. Case Studies. Summary. Manual Pages.22. Moving to Backup Hardware. Anatomy of a Transplant. Moving Software. More Case Studies. Summary. Manual Pages.VII. APPENDIXES. Appendix A. Configuring the Kernel. Appendix B. Linux Resources on the Internet. Web Sites. FTP Sites. Newsgroups. Whois Databases.Appendix C. Linux Publications. Useful Books. Magazines.Appendix D. Linux Support Organizations. Caldera Systems, Inc.. Corel Corporation. Dell Computer Corporation. InfoMagic. Linux System Labs. Linuxcare, Inc. Red Hat Software. Specialized Systems Consultants (SSC). Walnut Creek CD-ROM.Index.
Responsibility: Viktor T. Toth.


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