CentOS Quick Start Guide: Get up and running with CentOS server administration

CentOS Quick Start Guide: Get up and running with CentOS server administrationReviews
Author: Shiwang Kalkhanda
Pub Date: 2018
ISBN: 978-1789344875
Pages: 320
Language: English
Format: PDF/EPUB
Size: 47 Mb


A concise walk-through of CentOS 7, starting from installation to securing it’s environment.
Linux kernel development has been the worlds largest collaborative project to date. With this practical guide, you will learn Linux through one of its most popular and stable distributions.
This book will introduce you to essential Linux skills using CentOS 7. It describes how a Linux system is organized, and will introduce you to key command-line concepts you can practice on your own. It will guide you in performing basic system administration tasks and day-to-day operations in a Linux environment.
You will learn core system administration skills for managing a system running CentOS 7 or a similar operating system, such as RHEL 7, Scientific Linux, and Oracle Linux. You will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity and user and process management, modify file permissions, manage text files using the command line, and implement basic security administration after covering this book.
By the end of this book, you will have a solid understanding of working with Linux using the command line.
What you will learn

  • Understand file system hierarchy and essential command-line skills
  • Use Vi editor, I/O redirections and how to work with common text manipulating tools
  • Create, delete, modify user accounts and manage passwords and their aging policy
  • Manage file ownership, permissions, and ACL
  • Execute process management and monitoring on the command line
  • Validate and manage network configuration using nmcli
  • Manage remote logins using SSH and file transfer using SCP and Rsync
  • Understand system logging, how to control system services with systemd and systemctl, and manage firewalId