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UNIX system administration : a beginner's guide / Steven Maxwell.

By: Maxwell, Steven.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley, CA : McGraw-Hill/Osborne, c2002Description: xx, 675 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0072194863; 9780072228335; 1280302070 ; 9781280302077.Subject(s): Operating systems (Computers) | UNIX (Computer file)DDC classification: 005.432 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction -- Module 1 Introduction to UNIX -- 1.1 Uncover the History of the UNIX System -- 1.2 Explore the Elements of a Computer System -- 1.3 Show the UNIX Timeline -- AT&T Invents UNIX -- BSD Is Born -- The System V Releases -- AT&T/Sun Deal -- The Internet Worm -- OSF/1 -- Mach -- Linux Is Introduced -- Red Hat -- Versions of UNIX Today -- WhyUNIX Is Popular -- Modular UNIX -- The Kernel -- 1.4 Discover the Roles of the UNIX System Administrator -- Support the Network -- Handle Peripherals -- Manage System Upgrades -- ActivelyMonitor System Security -- Maintain System Accounts -- Advance Your Knowledge -- Teacher -- Politician -- Parent -- Police Officer -- Friend -- Mastery Check -- Module 2 Basic UNIX Commands -- 2.1 Explore the UNIX Shell -- 2.2 Investigate Basic UNIX Commands -- cat -- date -- hostname -- find -- ls -- strings -- ps -- uname -- Project 2-1 -- Mastery Check -- Module 3 Using System Administration Tools -- 3.1 Managing Solaris Using Admintool -- Add a New User -- UNIX Account Example -- Modifying a User -- Deleting a User -- Adding a New Group -- Modifying a Group -- Deleting a Group -- 3.2 Manage Linux Accounts with Userconf -- Add a New User -- Modifying a User -- Delete an Existing User -- Adding a New Group -- 3.3 Manage HP-UX Using SAM -- Add a New User -- Modifying a User -- Delete an Existing User -- Adding a New Group -- Deleting an Existing Group -- 3.4 Set Up Better Account Security -- Expiring a Password Using Admintool -- Expiring a Password Using Userconf -- Expiring a Password Using SAM -- Regular Password Changes Using Admintool -- Regular Password Changes Using Userconf -- Turning Off an Account Using Admintool -- Turning Off an Account Using Userconf -- Automatic Account Expiration Using Userconf -- Mastery Check -- Module 4 Software Package Management Tools -- 4.1 Discover Solaris Package Tools -- pkginfo -- pkgadd -- pkgrm -- 4.2 Discover HP-UX Package Tools -- swlist -- swinstall -- Project 4-1 -- swremove -- Project 4-2 -- 4.3 Discover Linux Package Tools -- Project 4-3 -- Mastery Check -- Module 5 Maintaining UNIX Users -- 5.1 Discover the /etc/passwd File -- 5.2 Discover the /etc/group File -- 5.3 Discover the /etc/shadow File -- 5.4 Explore UNIX Account Tools -- passwd -- pwck -- grpck -- useradd -- userdel -- usermod -- groupadd -- groupdel -- groupmod -- logins -- vipw -- Project 5-1 -- Mastery Check -- Module 6 File Systems, Disks, and Tools -- 6.1 Explore a UNIX File System -- 6.2 Uncover a Disk Partition -- 6.3 Determine a Mounted File System -- Creating a New File System -- Using the Solaris Format Tool -- Using the Linux fdisk Tool -- 6.4 Cr
Summary: Learn to administer UNIX from both a network and single system perspective with help from this introductory resource. You'll get clear advice on everything from installation and configuration to setting up important services such as Web Server, FTP, SNMP.
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Includes index.

Table of contents Introduction --
Module 1 Introduction to UNIX --
1.1 Uncover the History of the UNIX System --
1.2 Explore the Elements of a Computer System --
1.3 Show the UNIX Timeline --
AT&T Invents UNIX --
BSD Is Born --
The System V Releases --
AT&T/Sun Deal --
The Internet Worm --
OSF/1 --
Mach --
Linux Is Introduced --
Red Hat --
Versions of UNIX Today --
WhyUNIX Is Popular --
Modular UNIX --
The Kernel --
1.4 Discover the Roles of the UNIX System Administrator --
Support the Network --
Handle Peripherals --
Manage System Upgrades --
ActivelyMonitor System Security --
Maintain System Accounts --
Advance Your Knowledge --
Teacher --
Politician --
Parent --
Police Officer --
Friend --
Mastery Check --
Module 2 Basic UNIX Commands --
2.1 Explore the UNIX Shell --
2.2 Investigate Basic UNIX Commands --
cat --
date --
hostname --
find --
ls --
strings --
ps --
uname --
Project 2-1 --
Mastery Check --
Module 3 Using System Administration Tools --
3.1 Managing Solaris Using Admintool --
Add a New User --
UNIX Account Example --
Modifying a User --
Deleting a User --
Adding a New Group --
Modifying a Group --
Deleting a Group --
3.2 Manage Linux Accounts with Userconf --
Add a New User --
Modifying a User --
Delete an Existing User --
Adding a New Group --
3.3 Manage HP-UX Using SAM --
Add a New User --
Modifying a User --
Delete an Existing User --
Adding a New Group --
Deleting an Existing Group --
3.4 Set Up Better Account Security --
Expiring a Password Using Admintool --
Expiring a Password Using Userconf --
Expiring a Password Using SAM --
Regular Password Changes Using Admintool --
Regular Password Changes Using Userconf --
Turning Off an Account Using Admintool --
Turning Off an Account Using Userconf --
Automatic Account Expiration Using Userconf --
Mastery Check --
Module 4 Software Package Management Tools --
4.1 Discover Solaris Package Tools --
pkginfo --
pkgadd --
pkgrm --
4.2 Discover HP-UX Package Tools --
swlist --
swinstall --
Project 4-1 --
swremove --
Project 4-2 --
4.3 Discover Linux Package Tools --
Project 4-3 --
Mastery Check --
Module 5 Maintaining UNIX Users --
5.1 Discover the /etc/passwd File --
5.2 Discover the /etc/group File --
5.3 Discover the /etc/shadow File --
5.4 Explore UNIX Account Tools --
passwd --
pwck --
grpck --
useradd --
userdel --
usermod --
groupadd --
groupdel --
groupmod --
logins --
vipw --
Project 5-1 --
Mastery Check --
Module 6 File Systems, Disks, and Tools --
6.1 Explore a UNIX File System --
6.2 Uncover a Disk Partition --
6.3 Determine a Mounted File System --
Creating a New File System --
Using the Solaris Format Tool --
Using the Linux fdisk Tool --
6.4 Cr

Learn to administer UNIX from both a network and single system perspective with help from this introductory resource. You'll get clear advice on everything from installation and configuration to setting up important services such as Web Server, FTP, SNMP.

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