Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 For Dummies

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 For Dummies

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Provides just what administrators need to configure, manage, maintain, and upgrade a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system Red Hat is the most popular Linux distribution, with 70 percent of the U.S. market; RHEL subscriptions climbed to 87,000 during the quarter ending February 2004--up 85 percent Covers all four RHEL versions--Desktop, Workstation, Enterprise Server, and Application Server Delivers the lowdown on the X Window System, printer configuration, Samba, Internet server set up, administration of users and groups, backups and file restoration, and securityshow more

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  • CD-ROM | 408 pages
  • 188 x 228.6 x 33mm | 589.68g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0764577131
  • 9780764577130

About Terry Collings

Terry Collings is the Instructional Technologist at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA where he is responsible for researching and implementing emerging technology in an educational environment. He is also the system administrator for Red Hat Linux servers on campus. Terry is also an adjunct faculty at Lehigh Carbon Community College where he teaches A+ and Network+ certification courses. He has previously taught courses on Unix, Linux, TCP/IP, and Novell Netware. Terry is the co-author of Linux Bible and Red Hat Linux Networking and System Administration (first and second editions) as well as a contributing writer to the Linux Weekend Crash Course. He was the technical editor for the KDE Bible, The Samba Book, Unix Weekend Crash Course, Red Hat Linux 9 For Dummies, Solaris 9 For Dummies, Linux Timesaving Techniques, and Fedora Linux 2 For Dummies.show more

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Install and use the leading Linux distribution today! Here's how to set up, manage, and upgrade RHEL Desktop, WS, AS, and ES versions If you need to get rolling with the newest generation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a hurry, you'll tip your hat to this friendly guide. It walks you through all the system administration and networking tasks, so you can get your RHEL system up and running and keep it going with maintenance and management tips, too. Discover how to Configure the X Window system Set up servers for e-mail, FTP, and DNS Use the Red Hat Network and Samba Back up and restore files Secure your system and test its vulnerabilityshow more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Becoming Familiar with Enterprise Linux. Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Enterprise Linux. Chapter 2: Exploring the Desktop. Chapter 3: Putting Your System to Work. Chapter 4: Exploring the File System and Command Shell. Part II: Configuring Your Enterprise Linux Local Area Network. Chapter 5: Configuring and Managing the X Window System . Chapter 6: Configuring and Managing Printers. Chapter 7: Configuring the Network. Chapter 8: The Network File System. Chapter 9: Connecting to Windows PCs Using Samba. Part III: Securing Your Enterprise Linux System. Chapter 10: Security Basics. Chapter 11: Intrusion Detection and Prevention. Part IV: Configuring Your Enterprise Linux Internet Services. Chapter 12: Configuring and Managing DNS Servers. Chapter 13: Configuring and Managing an E-Mail Server. Chapter 14: Configuring and Managing an FTP Server. Chapter 15: Serving Web Pages. Part V: Maintaining Your Enterprise Linux System. Chapter 16: Maintaining Your System with the Red Hat Network. Chapter 17: Administering Users and Groups. Chapter 18: Installing and Upgrading Software Packages. Chapter 19: Backing Up and Restoring Your Files. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Optimizing Your System. Chapter 21: Ten Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving Tips. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM? Index.show more

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