Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Eighth Edition

8th Edition
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PART 1: Introduction and Installation
Chapter 1: Introduction to Linux, Distributions and FOSS
Chapter 2: Installing Linux in a Server
Chapter 3: Deploying Linux Servers in the Cloud

PART 2: Single-Host Administration
Chapter 4: The Command Line
Chapter 5: Managing Software
Chapter 6: Managing Users and Groups
Chapter 7: Booting and Shutting Down
Chapter 8: File Systems
Chapter 9: Core System Services
Chapter 10: The Linux Kernal
Chapter 11: Knobs and Dials: API (Virtual) File Systems

PART 3: Networking and Security
Chapter 12: TCP/IP for System Administrators
Chapter 13: Network Configuration
Chapter 14: Linux Firewall (Netfilter)
Chapter 15: Local Security
Chapter 16: Network Security

PART 4: Internet Services
Chapter 17: DNS
Chapter 18: FTP
Chapter 19: Appache Web Server
Chapter 20: SMTP
Chapter 21: POP and IMAP
Chapter 22: Voice Over IP (IP)
Chapter 23: The Secure Shell

PART 5: Intranet Services
Chapter 24: Network File System
Chapter 25: Samba
Chapter 26: Distributed File Systems
Chapter 27: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Chapter 28: Printing
Chapter 29: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Chapter 30: Virtualization
Chapter 31: Backups

PART 6: Appendices
Appendix A: Creating a Linux Installer on Flash/USB Devices
Appendix B: Using the Demo Virtual Machine Images and Cloud Images

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Quickly and easily set up, configure, and manage Linux servers using this fully updated guide

Skillfully install, configure, deploy, and administer Linux Servers, services, and infrastructures of all sizes using the practical information contained in this up-to-date resource. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest tools, techniques and distros; the book features clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, and real-world examples.

Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Eighth Edition shows, step by step, how to configure hardware and software, work effectively from the command line, maintain Internet and network services (Mail, Web, Firewalls, File Sharing, DNS, Docker, FTP, VOIP, LDAP ...) and Subsystems (IPv6, systemd, KVM, rsyslog ... ). You will have access to all-new virtual machines and containers for hands-on practice. The book includes brand new content  on spinning up and using  Linux servers in the cloud (Openstack, AWS, GCP, Azure, Linode).

? Includes links to downloadable virtual machines and containers that readers can easily spin up to test and showcase discussed concepts 
? Covers the latest and greatest Linux kernel 5 series and Server application releases
? Written by a seasoned Linux administrator with lots of industry experience and author of previous editions of this book