Master CentOS servers using Packt's new book and e-book

May 2013 | Cookbooks, Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook, a practical guide to the complete installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of one of the world’s most popular community-based enterprise servers. This book will enable readers to master the art of building their very own web, database, mail, domain name, and file sharing services.

About the Authors:

Jonathan Hobson is a web developer, systems engineer, and applications programmer. He enjoys writing code, publishing articles, building computers, and playing video games. He has been using CentOS since its inception, and over the years it has not only earned his trust, but it has become his first choice server solution.

CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook is a hands-on approach to installing, configuring, and managing this increasingly popular community-based enterprise server. This book will help developers to explore the various aspects of CentOS and how to use it as a world-class server solution that is capable of delivering mail, web, ftp, domain, and file sharing services.

Regardless as to what is needed, whether it be a mail server, web server, database server, domain server, or a file sharing platform, this book provides a comprehensive series of starting points that will give readers direct access to the inner workings of this open source, community-based enterprise server. They will learn how to manage multiple IP addresses, as well as how to manage log files by using logrotate. The book goes on to discuss elements such as memory usage and databases, and the reader will also be guided through how to manage the system with the Yum package manager, build networks, domains, and how to implement the Apache web server.

The chapters covered in this book are:

Chapter 1: Installing CentOS

Chapter 2: Configuring CentOS

Chapter 3: Working with CentOS

Chapter 4: Managing Packages with Yum

Chapter 5: Securing CentOS

Chapter 6: Working with Samba

Chapter 7: Working with Domains

Chapter 8: Working with Databases

Chapter 9: Providing Mail Services

Chapter 10: Working with Apache

Chapter 11: Working with FTP

Students and professionals who want a hands-on approach to installing, configuring, and running a CentOS 6 server will find this book to be an interesting read. For more information, please visit the book's page at: http://www.packtpub.com/centos-6-linux-server-cookbook/book

CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook
Get immediate access to a thriving knowledge base that illustrates just how quickly CentOS server can be mastered with a whole host of tricks of the trade thrown in for good measure.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/centos-6-linux-server-cookbook/book

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