English | ISBN: 9781617294938 | 384 pages | September 16, 2018 | EPUB | 5.83 MB
Linux in Action is a task-based tutorial that will give you the skills and deep understanding you need to administer a Linux-based system. This hands-on book guides you through 12 real-world projects so you can practice as you learn. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises.
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About the Technology
You can’t learn anything without getting your hands dirtyÃ¢â‚¬â€including Linux. Skills like securing files, folders, and servers, safely installing patches and applications, and managing a network are required for any serious user, including developers, administrators, and DevOps professionals. With this hands-on tutorial, you’ll roll up your sleeves and learn Linux project by project.
About the Book
Linux in Action guides you through 12 real-world projects, including automating a backup-and-restore system, setting up a private Dropbox-style file cloud, and building your own MediaWiki server. You’ll try out interesting examples as you lock in core practices like virtualization, disaster recovery, security, backup, DevOps, and system troubleshooting. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises.
Setting up a safe Linux environment
Managing secure remote connectivity
Building a system recovery device
Patching and upgrading your system
About the Reader
No prior Linux admin experience is required.
About the Author
David Clinton is a certified Linux Server Professional, seasoned instructor, and author of Manning’s bestselling Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches.
Table of Contents
Welcome to Linux
Linux virtualization: Building a Linux working environment
Remote connectivity: Safely accessing networked machines
Archive management: Backing up or copying entire file systems
Automated administration: Configuring automated offsite backups
Emergency tools: Building a system recovery device
Web servers: Building a MediaWiki server
Networked file sharing: Building a Nextcloud file-sharing server
Securing your web server
Securing network connections: Creating a VPN or DMZ
System monitoring: Working with log files
Sharing data over a private network
Troubleshooting system performance issues
Troubleshooting network issues
Troubleshooting peripheral devices
DevOps tools: Deploying a scripted server environment using Ansible