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Linux Network Administrator's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0596005482

ISBN-13: 9780596005481

Edition: 3rd 2005

Authors: Tony Bautts, Terry Dawson, Gregor N. Purdy

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The "Linux Network Administrator's Guide, Third Edition dispenses all the practical advice you need to join a network. Along with some hardware considerations, this highly acclaimed guide takes an in-depth look at all of the essential networking software that comes with the operating system--including basic infrastructure (TCP/IP, wireless networking, firewalling) and the most popular services on Linux systems. But as the follow-up to a classic, the third edition of the "Linux Network Administrator's Guide does more than just spruce up the basics. It also provides the very latest information on the following cutting-edge services: Wireless hubs OpenLDAP FreeS/WAN IMAP Spam filtering OpenSSH BIND IPv6 Featuring a litany of insider tips and techniques, the "Linux Network Administrator's Guide, Third Edition is an invaluable companion for any network administrator interested in integrating Linux into their Windows environment Authored by Terry Dawson, Tony Bautts, and Gregor N. Purdy, the "Linux Network Administrator's Guide, Third Edition emerged from the Linux Documentation Project (LDP). The LDP's goal is to centralize all of the issues of Linux documentation, ranging from online documentation topics such as installing, using, and running Linux.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Tony Bautts is an independent security consultant who has worked with Fortune 500 companies in the US and Japan. He has spoken at security-related events for The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and has spoken and chaired events for the MIS Training Institute. Tony is the co-author of Hack Proofing Your Wireless Network, Nokia Network Solutions Handbook, and the Security Certification Handbook and has, additionally, served as technical reviewer for Implementing IPv6 on Cisco IOS by Syngress Publishing.

Terry Dawson is an amateur radio operator and long time Linux enthusiast. He is the author of a number of network related HOWTO documents for the Linux Documentation Project, co-author the 2nd edition of O'Reilly's Linux Network Administrators Guide and is an active participant in a number of other Linux projects. Terry has 15 years professional experience in telecommunications and is currently engaged in network management research in the Telstra Research Laboratories.

Gregor N. Purdy is engineering manager in the large account services group at Amazon.com. Before joining Amazon.com in 2003, Gregor worked for ten years as a consultant in high-end data warehousing, system integration, and prior art research in software and Internet patents. He has also contributed to a number of open source projects, including Perl core and extensionmodules, the Perl Shell, and the Parrot virtual machine for Perl 6.

Copyright
Preface
Introduction to Networking
Issues of TCP/IP Networking
Configuring the Serial Hardware
Configuring TCP/IP Networking
Name Service and Configuration
The Point-to-Point Protocol
TCP/IP Firewall
IP Accounting
IP Masquerade and Network Address Translation
Important Network Features
Administration Issues with Electronic Mail
sendmail
Configuring IPv6 Networks
Configuring the Apache Web Server
IMAP
Samba
OpenLDAP
Wireless Networking
Example Network: The Virtual Brewery
Colophon