ISBN 9780130206015,UNIX System Administration Handbook

UNIX System Administration Handbook



Prentice Hall

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780130206015

ISBN-10 0130206016


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 896 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering graphics & technical drawing

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 "This 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."
--Eric Allman and Marshall Kirk McKusick "I am pleased to welcome Linux to the UNIX System Administration Handbook!"
--Linus Torvalds, Transmeta "This book is most welcome!"
--Dennis Ritchie, AT&T 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 "direct from the frontlines" coverage of Red Hat Linux. "UNIX System Administration Handbook" describes every aspect of system administration--from basic topics to UNIX esoterica--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 systems--warts and all. "This 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."
--W. Richard Stevens, author of numerous books on UNIX and TCP/IP "This 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."
--Pat Parseghian, Transmeta "We 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."
--Shannon Bloomstran, history teacher

-- New Extensive coverage of Linux -- plus UNIX/NT integration via Samba, Web server maintenance, sendmail, and more
-- Completely updated coverage of TCP/IP and routing -- plus a complete crash course in Cisco routing
-- Covers every major flavor of UNIX: Red Hat Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, and FreeBSD

Unix System Administration Handbook, Third Edition is the fully-updated, highly anticipated revision of the hands-down best-selling UNIX sysadmin guideever Better than ever, it's an indispensable tutorial for new UNIX/Linux sysadmins -- and an awesome reference for seasoned professionals Evi Nemeth and her friends are back -- and they've updated this classic best-seller with more of what makes it great: not just theory, but hundreds of war stories and great insights from those in the trenches