Essential System Administration Pocket Reference

Æleen Frisch

  • 出版商: O'Reilly
  • 出版日期: 2002-12-10
  • 售價: $490
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$466
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 144
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0596004494
  • ISBN-13: 9780596004491




If you're a Unix system administrator, then the information you need every day just to get your job done could fill a book--a very large book. But, practically speaking, you don't want to stop and thumb through a weighty volume each time a problem arises. Your answer is the Essential System Administration Pocket Reference, the only system administration reference that fits in your pocket. Concise and easy-to-use, this little book is the portable companion to the classic Essential System Administration by AEleen Frisch.

The Essential System Administration Pocket Reference is a quick reference to all the fundamental and essential tasks required to run such divergent Unix systems as Solaris, Linux, AIX, BSD, SuSe, Red Hat, and more. Beginners and experienced administrators alike will quickly be able to apply its principles and advice to solve everyday problems. The book is divided into three parts: Commands, Syntax and Their Applications, Configuration Files and Formats, and Operating System Specific Information. The information in this book is a must-have for any administrator or user of a Unix system.

O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among technology professionals everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point and need to get to a solution quickly, the new Essential System Administration Pocket Reference is the book you'll want to have.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Font Conventions

The root Account
      Granting Limited root Powers

Essential Administrative Tools

Devices and Device Files
      Special File Formats

File Ownership and Protection
      Access Control Lists (ACLs)

System Messages and Log Files

Startup and Shutdown

User Accounts
      Solaris Projects
      User Account Management Commands
      User Account Attributes
      User Authentication and Login Controls
      Password Selection and Aging

Process and Resource Management
      The cron Facility
      Managing Paging Space

Filesystems and Disks
      Filesystem Configuration File
      Filesystem-Related Commands
      Adding a New Disk
      Logical Volume Managers
      Sharing Local Filesystems with NFS

      The BSD and LPRng Spooling Subsystems
      The System V Spooling Subsystem
      AIX Spooling Subsystem

Serial Lines
      Serial Line Configuration Files

      Network Client Configuration
      Network Servers
      Networking Administrative Commands

Electronic Mail
      procmail and fetchmail

      System Hardening Checklist
      Security Monitoring Commands

Kernel Configuration
      Configuring Boot Loaders