Mastering Linux System Administration

  • 10h 1m
  • Christine Bresnahan, Richard Blum
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2021

Achieve Linux system administration mastery with time-tested and proven techniques

In Mastering Linux System Administration, Linux experts and system administrators Christine Bresnahan and Richard Blum deliver a comprehensive roadmap to go from Linux beginner to expert Linux system administrator with a learning-by-doing approach. Organized by do-it-yourself tasks, the book includes instructor materials like a sample syllabus, additional review questions, and slide decks.

Amongst the practical applications of the Linux operating system included within, you’ll find detailed and easy-to-follow instruction on:

Installing Linux servers, understanding the boot and initialization processes, managing hardware, and working with networks Accessing the Linux command line, working with the virtual directory structure, and creating shell scripts to automate administrative tasks Managing Linux user accounts, system security, web and database servers, and virtualization environments Perfect for entry-level Linux system administrators, as well as system administrators familiar with Windows, Mac, NetWare, or other UNIX systems, Mastering Linux System Administration is a must-read guide to manage and secure Linux servers.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Installing an Ubuntu Server
  • Installing and Maintaining Software in Ubuntu
  • Installing a Red Hat Server
  • Installing and Maintaining Software in Red Hat
  • Working with the Shell
  • Exploring Linux File Management
  • Working with Text Files
  • Managing Hardware
  • Booting Linux
  • Working with Storage Devices
  • Configuring Network Settings
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Working with Processes and Jobs
  • Managing Log Files
  • Managing Printers
  • Exploring Ubuntu Security
  • Exploring Red Hat Security
  • Writing Scripts
  • Managing Web Servers
  • Managing Database Servers
  • Exploring the Virtualization Environment


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