Linux Administration

ISBN-10: 0071767584

ISBN-13: 9780071767583

Edition: 6th 2012

Authors: Wale Soyinka

List price: $62.95 Buy it from $10.70 Rent it from $39.98
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Deploy and manage a Linux server quickly and easilyThoroughly revised to cover the most current Linux distributions and the latest Linux kernel release,Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Editionshows new and inexperienced Linux system administrators how to set up and configure Linux. The sixth edition adds key updates about the latest Linux distributions and focuses on Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu. The book adds coverage of newer technologies, including virtualization, infrastructure services, Windows and Linux integration, Linux routers and firewalls, LDAP, printing, and new hardware now supported by the updated Linux kernel.This trusted, bestselling beginner’s guide continues its recipe and step-by-step approach to Linux system administration, including managing files and software, users and user rights, basic security, Internet and intranet services, and kernel customization. The book makes it easy for existing system administrators to quickly zero in on relevant sections of the book to solve or tackle real-world Linux administration issues.Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth EditionCovers the major distributions of Linux server for Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu, and the latest Linux kernel releaseIncludes new chapters introducing Distributed File Systems—key for today's cloud computing/virtualization-centric worldContains a new chapter on the business case for Linux and the marketability of Linux administration skillsStep-by-step coverage:Technical Summary of Linux Distributions and Windows Server 2008; Installing Linux in a Server Configuration; Installing Software; Single Host Administration; Managing Users; The Command Line; Booting and Shutting Down; File Systems; Core System Services; Compiling the Linux Kernel; Knobs and Dials: The /proc File System; Security and Networking; TCP/IP for System Administrators; Network Configuration; Configuring the Linux Firewall and Router; Local Security; Network Security; Configuring Internet Services; DNS; FTP; Web Servers; SMTP; POP and IMAP; SSH and Encryption; Virtualization; Configuring Intranet Services; Network File Systems (NFS); Distributed File Systems; Network Information Service (NIS); LDAP; Samba (SMB/CIFS); Printing; DHCP; Backups
Used Starting from $20.42
New Starting from $31.37
Rent Starting from $39.98
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS PowerPoint® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $62.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 2/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Wale Soyinka is an IT systems network/security consultant with many years of experience in the field. He helps businesses secure and integrate wireless networks in the enterprise. Wale is the author of Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide, now in its fifth edition.

Linux Administration Essentials
Technical Summary of Linux Distributions and Windows Server 2008
Installing Linux in a Server Configuration
Installing Software
Single Host Administration
Managing Users
The Command Line
Booting and Shutting Down
File Systems
Core System Services
Compiling the Linux Kernel
Knobs and Dials: The /proc File System
Security and Networking
TCP/IP for System Administrators
Network Configuration
Configuring the Linux Firewall and Router
Local Security
Network Security
Configuring Internet Services
Web Servers
SSH and Encryption
Configuring Intranet Services
Network File Systems (NFS)
Distributed File Systems
Network Information Service (NIS)
Samba (SMB/CIFS)
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.