Linux Network Administrator's Interactive Workbook (PTR interactive workbooks series)

Linux Network Administrator's Interactive Workbook (PTR interactive workbooks series)

by JoeKaplenk (Author)


Consciously omitting discussions of networking principles beyond Linux specifics, the author presents a series of labs that are designed illustrate aspects of administration such as TCP/IP values and hosts, network configuration, namesaver start-up, and data sharing in Windows and network filing system worlds. The CD-ROM contains Stampede Linux and a number of TinyLinux versions.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 500
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Published: 20 Dec 1999

ISBN 10: 013020790X
ISBN 13: 9780130207906
Book Overview:

Every month, more companies decide to use Linux servers and skilled Linux network administrators are in greater demand. This total book and web-based integrated learning solution helps Linux newcomers learn everything they need to master Linux networking! Starting from ground zero, it introduces every key concept in Linux networking hands-on, through real-world labs, exercises, and test your thinking projects, all supported by a free, Web-based training site. You'll walk through installing and Configuring Linux as a TCP/IP server, using Domain Name Services (DNS) and the Network File System (NFS), even using free, open source Samba software to network your Windows workstations. The free Web-based training module includes a Virtual Study Lounge where authors and students can interact informally; interactive Q&As; new projects and answers; an Author's Corner for book updates and new information, and much more. The bonus Cheapbytes CD-ROM contains a full-blown version of Stampede Linux, optimized for Pentium processors, plus several versions of minimal Linux.

Author Bio

Joe Kaplenk, Advisory Software Engineer for IBM Global Services, has extensive UNIX experience at top IT organizations such as Comdisco and R.R. Donnelley. For 14 years, he has taught computer science at the College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, IL. He authored UNIX System Administrator's Interactive Workbook (Prentice Hall PTR).