CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook by Jonathan Hobson

By Jonathan Hobson

A sensible consultant to fitting, configuring, and administering the CentOS community-based company server.

• supplying complete perception into CentOS server with a sequence of beginning issues that make it easier to construct, configure, retain and set up the most recent version of 1 of the world's preferred group dependent firm servers.

• supplying newbies and more matured contributors alike with the chance to augment their wisdom by way of supplying quick entry to a library of recipes that addresses all features of CentOS server and placed you in control.

• supplying you with rapid entry to a thriving wisdom base that illustrates simply how speedy you could grasp CentOS server with a complete host of tips of the alternate thrown in for strong measure.

In Detail

CentOS is a community-based company category working procedure and this publication will offer a chain of useful options that may not basically enable you to set up and hold CentOS as a server, yet to discover this famous Linux distribution with the purpose of tackling many universal matters by means of supplying a few methods of the exchange for you to simplify the duty of establishing a server.

CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook is a pragmatic consultant to deploy, configuration, management, and upkeep. this can be a one-stop-shop to all issues CentOS, so regardless as to if you wish a mail server, net server, database server, area server or a dossier sharing platform, this booklet presents a complete sequence of beginning issues that may provide you with direct entry to the internal workings of this open resource, community-based company server.

CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook is a pragmatic advisor to the entire set up, configuration, management, and upkeep of 1 of the world’s preferred community-based company servers.

From deploy to configuration, this publication of recipes will take you on a trip to discover internal workings of CentOS server. inside this publication you'll set up CentOS in number of settings, increase your install with the proper instruments of the alternate and get ready your server to fulfil virtually any function you may ever need.

By gaining knowledge of extra approximately time, networking, package deal administration, approach administration and safeguard, this e-book will serve to teach you ways to get the superior from this freely to be had, open resource server via offering a sequence of suggestions that might allow you to grasp the paintings of creating your own net, database, mail, area identify, dossier sharing services.

What you are going to research from this book

• fitting and validating CentOS 6 and including a laptop environment;
• Configuring CentOS to permit you to control time and a number of IP addresses;
• coping with log documents through the use of logrotate, reminiscence utilization and databases;
• dealing with applications will assist you to deal with the method with the Yum package deal manager;
• Administering CentOS via developing new administrative clients and growing personalized e mail reports;
• Securing your shell surroundings, ascending consumer privileges and construction firewalls to avoid outdoor attacks;
• construction networks, domain names and enforcing the Apache net server.


Presented in a step-by-step, effortless to learn educational kind, this booklet offers the reader with actual global options to each point of CentOS 6.

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The message may read as follows: Error processing drive If you see this message, simply use the Tab key to highlight the relevant option in order to re-initialize your disk. In most cases, especially if you have more than one hard drive, choosing re-initialize all will complete the task and enable you to proceed to the next step. 8. On the Time Zone Selection screen, you will be asked to choose your current location. Make sure a star symbol remains in the system clock uses UTC option and use the Up and Down arrow keys to make your selection.

We started by learning how to access Rescue Mode and configuring the necessary language and keyboard preferences in order that we can interact with the session. In the following stages, Rescue Mode then enabled us to mount the relevant disk partition with full read/write capability in order that we could target the correct location and re-install GRUB. conf and make additional entries. This is particularly needed for any multi-boot environment in order that GRUB can be configured to manage additional operating systems.

The purpose of this recipe was to introduce you to the concept of the CentOS network installation process in order to show you just how simple this approach can be. By completing this recipe you have not only saved time by limiting your initial download to those files required by the installation process, but you have been able to take advantage of the full graphical installation method without the need for a complete DVD suite. So what have we learned from this experience? We have learned how to boot from the netinstall image, initialize the main installer, test the optical media for errors, provide the relevant network settings for the host computer, and provide a URL in order to download the relevant files.

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