BSD Hacks

BSD Hacks

Looking for a unique set of practical tips, tricks, and tools for administrators and power users of BSD systems? From hacks to customize the user environment to networking, securing the system, and optimization, BSD Hacks takes a creative approach to saving time and accomplishing more with fewer resources….

Linux Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Linux Cookbook, 2nd Edition

The Linux Cookbook, 2nd Edition is your guide to getting the most out of Linux. Organized by general task (such as working with text, managing files, and manipulating graphics), each section contains a series of step-by-step recipes that help you to get your work done quickly and efficiently,…

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

Linux iptables Pocket Reference

Firewalls, Network Address Translation (NAT), network logging and accounting are all provided by Linux’s Netfilter system, also known by the name of the command used to administer it, iptables. The iptables interface is the most sophisticated ever offered onLinux and makes Linux an extremely flexible system for any…

Linux Server Hacks

Linux Server Hacks

Linux Server Hacks is a collection of 100 industrial-strength hacks, providing tips and tools that solve practical problems for Linux system administrators. Every hack can be read in just a few minutes but will save hours of searching for the right answer. Some of the hacks are subtle,…

Mastering Unix Shell Scripting

Mastering Unix Shell Scripting

Provides readers with end-to-end shell scripts that can be used to automate repetitive tasks and solve real-world system administration problems. Targets the specific command structure for four popular UNIX systems: Solaris, Linux, AIX, and HP-UX. Illustrates dozens of example tasks, presenting the proper command syntax and analyzing the…

The Complete FreeBSD, 4th Edition

The Complete FreeBSD, 4th Edition

FreeBSD is by far the most popular version of BSD, the legendary operating system that has contributed a great deal to every version of Unix® in use today (including Mac OS X). Originally a community effort by the University of California at Berkeley, FreeBSD was aimed at making…

Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition

Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition

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…

Managing RAID on Linux

Managing RAID on Linux

Managing RAID on Linux covers everything system administrators need to know to put together a system that can support RAID. You will learn about the different types of RAID, along with associated technologies and issues, and how to choose the best RAID system for your needs. With a…

SSH, The Secure Shell

SSH, The Secure Shell

Secure your computer network with SSH! With transparent, strong encryption, reliable public-key authentication, and a highly configurable client/server architecture, SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular, robust, TCP/IP-based solution to many network security and privacy concerns. It supports secure remote logins, secure file transfer between computers, and a unique…

Unix for Oracle DBAs Pocket Reference

Unix for Oracle DBAs Pocket Reference

If you are an Oracle DBA moving to Unix from another environment such as Windows NT or IBM Mainframe, you know that the commands you need to learn are far different from those covered in most beginning Unix books. In this handy pocket-sized book, Don Burleson introduces those…