Beginning CentOS 7 Administration [Video]

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Learn
  • Install, configure, and set up the system for CentOS 7
  • Get acquainted with the Troubleshooting techniques in rescue mode
  • Perform various tasks with the YUM command
  • Get to grips in Managing your system
  • Administer the file system and create a virtual block
  • Format, maintain, and extend the capacity of the filesystem
About

CentOS 7 is the brand new version of the CentOS Linux system. It is one of the most widely-used operating systems, being the choice of many organizations across the globe. Its consistent, manageable platform suits a variety of deployments. Being a predictable base to build upon, it covers extensive resources to build, test, release and maintain their code.

In this course, you’ll set up a complete training laboratory using virtualization and see the possibilities with CentOS 7. You’ll start by learning how to install CentOS 7, see the benefits of it, download and confirm checksum on Windows or OS X, run a net installation over HTTP, and troubleshoot the system.

Then you’ll learn how to set up a full-blown Virtual box Training lab. You’ll learn to install and adjust machines to make them communicate and see how to reset the machine. Next, you’ll configure the system learning static network connection.

Moving on, we’ll walk through managing the system and managing packages with Yum. You’ll then troubleshoot, configure, synchronize, and install packages and create repositories and packages. Finally, you’ll deep dive into administering the file system, where you’ll learn to create a virtual block, format, maintain, and extend the capacity of the filesystem.

Style and Approach

This engaging guide provides in-depth and comprehensive information on CentOS 7 in the easiest way to understand. All the concepts of Administration techniques are illustrated with real-world examples

Features
  • Dive into installing CentOS 7 with real-world examples
  • Get a hands-on experience in setting up a Virtual Machine Training lab
  • Focus on Managing the system and Managing packages with Yum
Course Length 3 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781788294973
Date Of Publication 5 Oct 2017

Authors

Oliver Pelz

Oliver Pelz has more than 10 years of experience as a software developer and system administrator. He graduated with a diploma degree in Bioinformatics and is currently working at the German Cancer Research center in Heidelberg where he authored and co-authored several scientific publications in the field of Bioinformatics. Next to developing web applications and biological databases for his department and scientists all over the world he is administrating a division-wide Linux-based data center and has setup two high-performance CentOS clusters for the analysis of high-troughput microscope and genome sequencing data. He loves writing code, riding his mountainbike in the Black Forest of Germany and is an absolute Linux and open-source enthusiast for many years. He has contributed to several open-source projects in the past and also worked as a reviewer on the book Centos 7 High Performance. He maintains an IT tech blog at www.oliverpelz.de **********************************Acknowledgement************************************** I would like to thank my family and especially my wonderful wife Beatrice and little son Jonah for their patience and understanding for all these long working hours while writing this book. Also I would like to thank the folks at Packt Publishing for all their support and the opportunity to to write this book, it was a great pleasure for me. Last but not least I would like to thank Jonathan Hobson for writing the first edition of this book, without him no second edition of this book would have been possible. I would also like to thank all of the mentors that I’ve had over the years, especially Tobias Dykerhoff who introduced me to the whole world of Linux a long time ago and infected me with his enthusiasm about open-source and the free software movement. **********************************Dedication*********************************** This work is dedicated to my son Marlin Pelz who was stillborn on 2.10.15 just a few days before his expected date of delivery while writing the last few chapters of this book. Marlin, words can not express how much I miss you!