UNIX System Administration Handbook

UNIX System Administration Handbook

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Now covers Red Hat Linux! Written by Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, Scott Seebass, and Trent R. Hein with Adam Boggs, Rob Braun, Ned McClain, Dan Crawl, Lynda McGinley, and Todd Miller qThis is not a nice, neat book for a nice, clean world. It's a nasty book for a nasty world. This is a book for the rest of us.q a€“Eric Allman and Marshall Kirk McKusick qI am pleased to welcome Linux to the UNIX System Administration Handbook!q a€“Linus Torvalds, Transmeta qThis book is most welcome!q a€“Dennis Ritchie, ATaT Bell Laboratories This new edition of the world's most comprehensive guide to UNIX system administration is an ideal tutorial for those new to administration and an invaluable reference for experienced professionals. The third edition has been expanded to include qdirect from the frontlinesq coverage of Red Hat Linux. UNIX System Administration Handbook describes every aspect of system administrationa€“from basic topics to UNIX esotericaa€“and provides explicit coverage of four popular UNIX systems: This book stresses a practical approach to system administration. It's packed with war stories and pragmatic advice, not just theory and watered-down restatements of the manuals. Difficult subjects such as sendmail, kernel building, and DNS configuration are tackled head-on. Examples are provided for all four versions of UNIX and are drawn from real-life systemsa€“warts and all. qThis book is where I turn first when I have system administration questions. It is truly a wonderful resource and always within reach of my terminal.q a€“W. Richard Stevens, author of numerous books on UNIX and TCP/IP qThis is a comprehensive guide to the care and feeding of UNIX systems. The authors present the facts along with seasoned advice and numerous real-world examples. Their perspective on the variations among systems is valuable for anyone who runs a heterogeneous computing facility.q a€“Pat Parseghian, Transmeta qWe noticed your book on the staff recommendations shelf at our local bookstore: 'Very clear, a masterful interpretation of the subject.' We were most impressed, until we noticed that the same staff member had also recommended Aunt Bea's Mayberry Cookbook.q a€“Shannon Bloomstran, history teacherBasic network configuration for FreeBSD You should set the following variables in rc.conf to override the empty values ... The variable network_interfaces is set to auto by default, which makes the system find its network interfaces at boot time.

Title:UNIX System Administration Handbook
Author:Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, Scott Seebass, Trent Hein
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2000-08-29


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