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Essential System Administration (Nutshell Handbooks) (edition 1991)

by AEleen Frisch

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Title:Essential System Administration (Nutshell Handbooks)
Authors:AEleen Frisch
Info:O'Reilly (1991), Edition: 1, Paperback, 466 pages
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This text is the bible for "Network Design and Implementation," the "named" course for Networking Management at Sacred Heart Junior College... for good reason, it gives a very good introduction to the varied tasks which are involved in managing a network. There is always a need to research further in a specific topic, but for general information this is a great source. ( )
  donjon1 | Nov 16, 2011 |
Excellent - must read for any system admin ( )
  clydec | Nov 15, 2005 |
As a budding system administrator, this book was my bible. ( )
  szarka | Oct 28, 2005 |
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Essential System Administration,3rd Edition is the definitive guide for Unix system administration, covering all the fundamental and essential tasks required to run such divergent Unix systems as AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Tru64 and more. Essential System Administration provides a clear, concise, practical guide to the real-world issues that anyone responsible for a Unix system faces daily.

The new edition of this indispensable reference has been fully updated for all the latest operating systems. Even more importantly, it has been extensively revised and expanded to consider the current system administrative topics that administrators need most. Essential System Administration,3rd Edition covers: DHCP, USB devices, the latest automation tools, SNMP and network management, LDAP, PAM, and recent security tools and techniques.

Essential System Administration is comprehensive. But what has made this book the guide system administrators turn to over and over again is not just the sheer volume of valuable information it provides, but the clear, useful way the information is presented. It discusses the underlying higher-level concepts, but it also provides the details of the procedures needed to carry them out. It is not organized around the features of the Unix operating system, but around the various facets of a system administrator's job. It describes all the usual administrative tools that Unix provides, but it also shows how to use them intelligently and efficiently.

Whether you use a standalone Unix system, routinely provide administrative support for a larger shared system, or just want an understanding of basic administrative functions, Essential System Administration is for you. This comprehensive and invaluable book combines the author's years of practical experience with technical expertise to help you manage Unix systems as productively and painlessly as possible.

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