An indispensable resource for Fedora users who must now work without customer support from Red Hat, Inc., covering critical troubleshooting techniques for networks, internal servers, and external servers* Chris Negus is a well-known Linux authority and also the author of the top-selling Red Hat Linux Bible (0-7645-4333-4); Thomas Weeks is a trainer and administrator who manages hundreds of Red Hat Linux systems* Covers all of the most common Fedora problem areas: firewalls, DNS servers, print servers, Samba, NFS, Web servers, FTP servers, e-mail servers, modems, adding hardware, and hardware certification* Features easy-to-use flowcharts that guide administrators step by step through common Fedora troubleshooting scenarios* A companion Web site offers troubleshooting updates to keep pace with the frequent Fedora Core releases as well as a forum for exchanging troubleshooting tips From the Back CoverIf something goes wrong, roll up your sleeves, then troubleshoot and fix Linux yourself!
Commercial support packages for Linux can be expensive. This unique book gives you the power to diagnose and fix a wide range of Linux problems. Using Fedora Core Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux examples, Thomas Weeks and bestselling Red Hat Linux Bible author Christopher Negus offer you scores of step-by-step procedures and tools to resolve Linux hardware incompatibilities and system conflicts commonly encountered in workstation, server and networking environments.
Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of Linux troubleshooting
Prevent failures with install-time troubleshooting
Formulate solid backup and recovery strategies
Automate, secure, and provision both client and server systems
Create intrusion detection systems and firewalls
Diagnose and resolve driver issues for video cards, modems, and other hardware
Deal with file system corruption using emergency boot environments
Perform server-side configuration and trouble-shooting of BIND9/DNS, Samba, NFS, FTP, Web (Apache), Mail (Sendmail/Postfix), printing (CUPS), and other servers
Find special sections on Debian and SUSE troubleshooting techniques
Paperback: 624 pages
Publisher: Wiley (July 30, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 1.4 inches