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CentOS 7 Linux Server Cookbook - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Install and configure CentOS 7 Linux server system from scratch using normal and advanced methods
  • Maintain a performance-based and secure server solution by deploying expert configuration advice and managing software packages
  • Monitor, manage and develop your server's file system to maintain a stable performance
  • Gain best practice methods on sharing files and resources through a network
  • Install and configure common standard services such as web, mail, FTP, database and domain name server technologies
  • Introduce you to the world of operating-system-level virtualization using the Docker platform.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Security-Enhanced Linux access control architecture
  • Monitor your IT infrastructure using Nagios
About

This book will provide you with a comprehensive series of starting points that will give you direct access to the inner workings of the latest CentOS version 7 and help you trim the learning curve to master your server.

You will begin with the installation and basic configuration of CentOS 7, followed by learning how to manage your system, services and software packages. You will then gain an understanding of how to administer the file system, secure access to your server and configure various resource sharing services such as file, printer and DHCP servers across your network. Further on, we cover advanced topics such as FTP services, building your own DNS server, running database servers, and providing mail and web services. Finally, you will get a deep understanding of SELinux and you will learn how to work with Docker operating-system virtualization and how to monitor your IT infrastructure with Nagios.

By the end of this book, you will have a fair understanding of all the aspects of configuring, implementing and administering CentOS 7 Linux server and how to put it in control.

Features
  • A practical guide to install, configure, administer and maintain CentOS 7 servers
  • An in-depth guide to the CentOS 7 operating system, exploring its various new features and changes in server administration
  • Presents tricks and solutions to tackle common server issues with the help of practical examples and real-life scenarios
Page Count 326
Course Length 9 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781785887284
Date Of Publication 29 Jan 2016

Authors

Jonathan Hobson

He is a web developer, systems engineer, and applications programmer.
For more than 20 years, he has been working behind the scenes to support companies,
organizations, and individuals around the world to realize their digital ambitions. With an
honors degree in both english and history and as a respected practitioner of many computer languages, Jonathan enjoys writing code, publishing articles, building computers, playing video games, and getting 'out and about' in the big outdoors. He has been using CentOS since its inception, and over the years, it has not only earned his trust, but it has also become his first choice for a server solution. CentOS is a first class community-based enterprise class operating system. It is a pleasure to work with and because of this, Jonathan has written this book so that his knowledge and experience can be passed on to others.

Oliver Pelz

Oliver Pelz has more than 10 years' 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 has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in the field of bioinformatics. He loves coding and riding his mountain bike in the Black Forest of Germany. He develops web applications and biological databases for his department and scientists all over the world and administers a division-wide Linux-based datacenter.