Unix Administration Books

Conducting the UNIX Job Interview: IT Manager Guide with UNIX Interview Questions (IT Job Interview series)

Offering accumulated observations of interviews with hundreds of job candidates, these books provide useful insights into which characteristics make a good IT professional. These handy guides each have a complete set of job interview questions and provide a practical method for accurately assessing the technical abilities of job candidates. The personality characteristics of successful IT professionals are listed …

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Practical Unix & Internet Security, 3rd Edition

When Practical Unix Security was first published more than a decade ago, it became an instant classic. Crammed with information about host security, it saved many a Unix system administrator from disaster. The second edition added much-needed Internet security coverage and doubled the size of the original volume. The third edition is a comprehensive update of this very …

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Mastering Unix Shell Scripting: Bash, Bourne, and Korn Shell Scripting for Programmers, System Administrators, and UNIX Gurus

UNIX expert Randal K. Michael guides you through every detail of writing shell scripts to automate specific tasks. Each chapter begins with a typical, everyday UNIX challenge, then shows you how to take basic syntax and turn it into a shell scripting solution. Covering Bash, Bourne, and Korn shell scripting, this updated edition provides complete shell scripts plus …

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TCP/IP Network Administration (3rd Edition; O’Reilly Networking)

This complete guide to setting up and running a TCP/IP network is essential for network administrators, and invaluable for users of home systems that access the Internet. The book starts with the fundamentals — what protocols do and how they work, how addresses and routing are used to move data through the network, how to set up your …

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DNS and BIND (5th Edition)

DNS and BIND tells you everything you need to work with one of the Internet’s fundamental building blocks: the distributed host information database that’s responsible for translating names into addresses, routing mail to its proper destination, and even listing phone numbers with the new ENUM standard. This book brings you up-to-date with the latest changes in this …

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UNIX Security (Sys Admin-Essential Reference Series)

If you’re on the line for UNIX system security, read UNIX Security. The editors of Sys Admin magazine give you a war-chest of tools to prevent your system from being breached. You’ll learn about building firewalls, automating network maintenance, managing super-user privileges, restricting machine access, and timing out idle users. Using Linux? AIX? Digital UNIX? Our authors address …

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Tru64 UNIX System Administrator’s Guide (HP Technologies)

Tru64 UNIX System Administrator’s Guide is an indispensable aid for Tru64 UNIX system administrators. Its clear explanations and practical, step-by-step instructions are invaluable to both new and experienced administrators dealing with the latest UNIX operating systems. Several top Compaq employees from their Tru64 UNIX group co-authored this revision and reveal their most useful shortcuts and “how-tos” as well …

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Conducting the Programmer Job Interview: The IT Manager Guide with Java, J2EE, C, C++, UNIX, PHP and Oracle interview questions! (IT Job Interview series)

Offering accumulated observations of interviews with hundreds of job candidates, these books provide useful insights into which characteristics make a good IT professional. These handy guides each have a complete set of job interview questions and provide a practical method for accurately assessing the technical abilities of job candidates. The personality characteristics of successful IT professionals are listed …

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Digital UNIX System Administrator’s Guide (HP Technologies)

Digital UNIX System Administrator’s Guide is the first book to address Digital UNIX system administration from an experienced administrator’s point of view. Every topic covered is specific to Digital UNIX, including installing and configuring the system; creating and managing user accounts; managing networking, printing and the Web; developing and implementing backup strategies; and tuning and troubleshooting. This book …

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Sams Teach Yourself UNIX System Administration in 21 Days (Teach Yourself — Days)

Sams Teach Yourself UNIX System Administration in 21 Days is designed to take you in 21 days from beginner or intermediate to the capability level of performing intermediate-level system administrator functions. Even advanced UNIX users who are interested in learning system administration will benefit from this book. Written by a system administrator offering peer-to-peer instruction, this book teaches …

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