Key FeaturesConfigure and manage Linux servers in varying scenarios and for a range of business requirementsExplore the up-to-date features of CentOS using real-world scenariosSee practical and extensive recipes to deploy and manage CentOSBook DescriptionCentOS is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) sources and is widely used as a Linux server. This book will help you to better configure and manage Linux servers in varying scenarios and business requirements.Starting with installing CentOS, this book will walk you through the networking aspects of CentOS. You will then learn how to manage users and their permissions, software installs, disks, filesystems, and so on. You’ll then see how to secure connection to remotely access a desktop and work with databases. Toward the end, you will find out how to manage DNS, e-mails, web servers, and more. You will also learn to detect threats by monitoring network intrusion. Finally, the book will cover virtualization techniques that will help you make the most of CentOS.What you will learnSee how to deploy CentOS easily and painlessly, even in multi-server environmentsConfigure various methods of remote access to the server so you don’t always have to be in the data centerMake changes to the default configuration of many services to harden them and increase securityProtect yourself from threats by monitoring network intrusion and system intrusion attempts, rootkits, and virusesTake advantage of today’s powerful hardware by running multiple systems using virtualizationAbout the AuthorTimothy Boronczyk is a native of Syracuse, NY, where he works as a lead developer at ShoreGroup, Inc. He's been involved with web technologies since 1998, has a degree in Software Application Programming, and is a Zend Certified Engineer. In what little spare time he has left, Timothy enjoys hanging out with friends, studying Esperanto, and sleeping with his feet off the end of the bed. He's easily distracted by shiny objects.
Author: Timothy Boronczyk