Professional Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Kapil Sharma, Mohammed J. Kabir, Nathan Good, Tony Steidler-Dennison
ISBN: 0764572830, 9780764572838
What is this book about?
Professional Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is a complete professional guide to setting up, configuring, and deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the corporate production environment. The book focuses on Enterprise Server and Advanced Server features, including the key areas of high availability with the Red Hat Cluster Suite, Red Hat Network Control Center, and Red Hat Enterprise applications such as the Content Management System and portal server. Other key unique features include kernel tuning for various performance profiles; advanced Apache configuration; Tux installation/maintenance; building high-performance FTP servers; building high-performance mail servers (which means replacing Sendmail); Mailing list management; how to efficiently add, remove, or modify 100 users at the same time; and a discussion of disk quota management and monitoring.
What does this book cover?
The key features of the book include the following: How to install and setup RHEL 3 How to deploy RHEL 3 in production environment How to manage an RHEL system using Perl and shell scripting Advanced administration tools How to use Red Hat network service Details on installation and setup of security tools Ability to use and deploy High Availability solutions provided with RHEL 3 Performance tuning How to use monitoring tools Ability to use RHEL to provide scalable infrastructure solutions.
From the Back Cover
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is a fully supported, robust, and easily managed system for enterprise use. This book offers a complete professional guide to setting, configuring, and deploying RHEL 3 AS (Advanced Server), ES (Enterprise Server), and WS (Workstation) editions in the corporate production department.
You will begin with a complete overview and setup instructions for RHEL 3, then examine the Red Hat Network, improvements in the filesystem, and storage management, including ACL (Access Control List), RAID, and LVM. You will move on through High Availability products, an overview of Web, Email and Directory services, printing with CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) software, and file sharing with SAMBA and NFS. Finally, you’ll study security issues, scripting, and online resources for RHEL 3.
What you will learn from this book How to implement and deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 for desktop, production servers, and mission-critical applications Details of Red Hat Enterprise products, including Red Hat Cluster Suite, Red Hat Content Management System, and Red Hat Portal Server. Kernel tuning for various performance profiles Basic and advanced security policies and methods of implementation How to use the Red Hat Network to keep your system updated Efficient ways to add, remove, or modify dozens or hundreds of users simultaneously
Who this book is for
This book is for system administrators who need to deploy and administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 systems efficiently and securely. You should have a basic understanding of Linux/Unix operating systems and preferably, some hands-on experience with Red Hat Linux.
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