Wouldnt you like to automate the tedious daily tasks of system administration? Automating UNIX and Linux Administration will show you how, by exploring existing tools and offering real-world examples. Although some of the book is Linux-specific, most of the information applies to any UNIX system, including material on automating tasks across multiple variants of UNIX. Author Kirk Bauer briefly overviews tools and technologiesand assumes preliminary knowledge about editing a configuration file or mounting a file system. The techniques, methods, and tools in this book will help you manage a single systembut will prove especially powerful across multiple systems. No matter if the systems are desktops, servers, or Beowulf clustersall of them will benefit from this automation. And managing five to five thousand systems will become a simpler task!The package can always be installed manually (or though scripts) using the underlying packaging tool dpkg. You could even set up your own FTP or HTTP package archive that can be accessed from a properly configured apt-get. Although Ianbsp;...
|Title||:||Automating UNIX and Linux Administration|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2003-09-14|