PTG Interactive's Training Course for Red Hat Linux

PTG Interactive's Training Course for Red Hat Linux : A Digital Seminar on CD-ROM

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For all students taking courses on Linux or Linux system administration.

With this digital video package, students can master Red Hat Linux 7.x system administration visually, by watching a leading Linux expert walk through every key task, explaining exactly what to do-and why. This package combines powerful browser-based instruction, animations, demos, audio commentary, hands-on assessment exercises, and dozens of digital videos straight from the desktop of Mark Komarinski-Red Hat Certified Engineer, Linux Journal columnist, and maintainer of the Linux Printing Usage HOWTO. Komarinski covers every task students need to learn: installation, configuration, account management, security, networking, Web/email services, backup/restore, RHPM, kernel recompilation, troubleshooting, and much more.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 216 pages
  • 194.6 x 233.7 x 70.6mm | 571.54g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013034799X
  • 9780130347992

Table of contents

1. Installation.

Objectives. Understanding the Need for Linux. About Linux. Before the Install. Performing the Install. Summary. Assessment.

2. Linux Boot and Shutdown.

Objectives. Configuring the Linux Loader. init. What's a Runlevel?.When Something Goes Wrong. System Shutdown and Reboot. Summary. Assessment.

3. Account Administration.

Objectives. Adding Users. Group and File Permissions. Deleting or Disabling Users. Using PAM. Linuxconf. Summary. Assessment.

4. Installing New Packages in Red Hat.

Objectives. Working with Binary RPM files. Source RPM (SRPM). Other RPM Utilities. Summary. Assessment.

5. Networking with Linux.

Objectives. TCP/IP. xinetd. Network Applications. Network Information Services (NIS). Routing with Linux. Summary. Assessment.

6. Printing and Print Sharing.

Objectives. Connecting Printers to Linux. Types of Printers Supported by Linux. Configuring LPRng. CUPS. Summary. Assessment.

7. Samba.

Objectives. Setting Up an MS Windows Network. Installing Samba. Connecting to SMB Shares. Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT). Installing Linux Printers on Windows. Summary. Assessment.

8. E-mail.

Objectives. Setting up Sendmail. Local Mail Delivery. Mailing Lists. Remote E-mail (POP and IMAP). E-mail clients. Summary. Assessment.

9. Web Servers.

Objectives. Apache. CGI. Apache and SSL. Summary. Assessment.

10. X Windowing System.

Objectives. Set up X Using Xconfigurator. Starting X. gdm. Using X Window Managers. Using Remote Displays. Summary. Assessment.

11. Securing Linux.

Objectives. Physical Security. Software Security. Denial of Service Attacks. Network Security. Summary. Assessment.

12. Working with the Red Hat Linux Kernel.

Kernel versions. Compiling the Linux Kernel. Tuning a Running Linux System. Summary. Assessment.

13. System and Network Monitoring.

Objectives. Syslog. Network Monitoring. Summary. Assessment.

14. Backing Up Your Data.

Objectives. Using tar and mt. Dump and Restore. Backup Strategies. RAID and Disk Mirroring. Summary. Assessment.
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About Mark F. Komarinski

Mark Komarinski, RHCE is currently Senior Systems Engineer at VA Linux Systems. He has been working with Linux since 1992. Long active in the Linux community, he created the Author's Guide for the Linux Documentation Project, maintains the Linux Printing Usage HOWTO, and has been a columnist for Linux Journal. Komarinski holds Red Hat Certified Engineer certification.
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