Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 administration, unleashed.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux (often abbreviated to RHEL) is a Linux distribution produced by Red Hat and targeted toward the commercial market, including mainframes. Red Hat commits to supporting each version of RHEL for 7 years after its release. 5 administration, unleashed.
This guide explains how to administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 in any production environment, covering the entire system lifecycle In systems engineering, the system lifecycle is an examination of a system or proposed system that addresses all phases of its existence to include system design and development, production and/or construction, distribution, operation, maintenance and support, retirement, phase-out , from planning and deployment through maintenance and troubleshooting. It provides guidelines for writing procedures and policies such as backup procedures and user management policies so that they are scalable for future growth, and explains new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 for 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. and security. There is extensive coverage of network and web services, including the Apache HTTP HTTP
in full HyperText Transfer Protocol
Standard application-level protocol used for exchanging files on the World Wide Web. HTTP runs on top of the TCP/IP protocol. sever, Sendmail e-mail services, and remote login with Open SSH (Secure SHell) A security protocol for logging into a remote server. SSH provides an encrypted session for transferring files and executing server programs. Also serving as a secure client/server connection for applications such as database access and e-mail, SSH supports a . A concise writing style and step-by-step procedures allow readers to find information quickly. The book is for administrators who manage networks of all sizes. Fox is founder of the online Red Hat Magazine.
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