CentOS System Administration Essentials

By Andrew Mallett

Become an effective CentOS administrator by means of buying real-world wisdom of process setup and configuration

About This Book

  • Centralize consumer bills in openLDAP and know how listing could be on the back-end of many services
  • Learning Puppet to centralize server configuration will unlock a while as configuration is dealt with only once at the configuration server
  • A step by step consultant that covers the very hot Linux Distribution CentOS 6.5 with easy-to-follow instructions.

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a Linux administrator who's trying to achieve wisdom that differentiates your self from the gang, then this is often the publication for you. newbies who've a willing curiosity to profit extra approximately Linux management also will growth fast with this ingenious studying guide.

What you'll Learn

  • Conquer the command line utilizing shortcuts within the shell and in the editor Vim
  • Analyze the booting of CentOS using MBR, GRUB, and Plymouth
  • Gain an realizing of the filesystem constitution of not easy hyperlinks, inodes, and information utilizing stat and ls
  • Manage your software program installations with YUM
  • Handle your companies as they start emigrate from procedure V scripts
  • Establish centralized account details utilizing openLDAP listing services
  • Centralize the configuration administration of CentOS utilizing Puppet, permitting updates from Puppet grasp to be disbursed to the clients

In Detail

CentOS is generally revered as crucial and versatile Linux distribution, and it may be used as an internet server, dossier server, FTP server, area server, or a multirole answer. it truly is designed to address the extra hard wishes of industrial purposes comparable to community and method management, database administration, and internet companies. CentOS is self-sufficient and quick whereas operating, with the additional benefit of worldwide attractiveness as a lot of the world's internet servers run on it.

This e-book not just concentrates at the fundamentals, but additionally supplementations your current wisdom on topic parts which are very important within the company marketplace, akin to listing companies, protection configuration administration, and web-based structure. through the top of this e-book, it is possible for you to to regulate an company Linux community concerned about management-centralized configuration, person administration, and filesystem improvements through protecting every little thing from the most recent filesystem advances with BTRFS via to studying in regards to the new internet server at the block—Nginx.

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