Linux system administration.9780596009526
Linux system administration.
Adelstein, Tom and Bill Lubanovic.
O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Appropriate for Linux users and Unix administrators, this guide explains how to set up a Linux server on the internet, build a DNS server using BIND, install the ISPConfig software configuration system, and administer the Apache web server See Apache. . Later chapters discuss load-balanced clusters, the dynamic host configuration protocol (protocol) Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol - (DHCP) A protocol that provides a means to dynamically allocate IP addresses to computers on a local area network. The system administrator assigns a range of IP addresses to DHCP and each client computer on the LAN has its TCP/IP (DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) Software that automatically assigns temporary IP addresses to client stations logging into an IP network. It eliminates having to manually assign permanent "static" IP addresses. DHCP software runs in servers and routers. ), virtualization An umbrella term for enhancing a computer's ability to do work. Following are the ways virtualization is used.
Partitioning the computer's memory into separate and isolated "virtual machines" simulates multiple machines within one physical computer. , bash shell commands, and tools for backing up data.
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