A Book by Mark G. Sobell
A Practical Guide to Fedora and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sixth Edition
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Includes a DVD with the full Fedora 15
Covers Fedora 15 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6
New information on the systemd init daemon
One chapter each on setting up and using these servers/clients: Samba, NIS/LDAP, LDAP, NFS, DNS/BIND, Apache (httpd), OpenSSH, FTP (vsftpd), and sendmail
A chapter on iptables with examples and a discussion of setting up different types of firewalls
Seven chapters on sytem administration including setting up a server, DHCP, the Linux filesystem, keeping a system up-to-date using yum, setting up a LAN, and monitoring a network with Cacti
Three chapters on bash (the Bourne Again Shell) including one chapter on shell programming (writing shell scripts)
Coverage of the command line and key system GUI tools
Coverage of automating administration tasks using Perl
Complete coverage of how to use both su and sudo to gain root privileges
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