Here's all the information you need to maximize Caldera OpenLinux performance and reliability on state-of-the-art IBM eServer xSeries and Netfinity server platforms. In this book, a team of IBM's top Linux experts presents start-to-finish, Netfinity server-specific coverage of OpenLinux 2.3/eServer deployment and system administration throughout the entire system life cycle!
You'll get running fast with expert step-by-step preparation and installation techniques: review updating your BIOS and firmware, making the CD-ROM bootable, preparing SCSI devices, partitioning, configuration, X-Windows setup, deploying IBM ServeRAID in OpenLinux environments, and much more.
Next, you'll master all the key techniques of day-to-day OpenLinux system administration, including backup and recovery, Internet and e-mail connectivity, DNS/DHCP name services, and using OpenLinux with Samba as a world-class file/print server for Windows workstations. IBM-tested, proven, and crystal clear, this is the one essential book for everyone running OpenLinux on Netfinity servers.
Table of contents
2. Linux installation
3. Basic system administration
4. General performance tools in Linux
6. DNS - Domain Name System
7. DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
8. Apache and IBM HTTP Servers
10. LDAP - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
11. NIS - Network Information System
12. NFS - Network File System
13. Packet filtering with IP Chains
14. Secure Shell
16. Backup and recovery
Appendix A. RAID levels
Appendix B. Working video modes for IBM Netfinity servers
Appendix C. Recommendations for disk partitions
Appendix D. Hardware issues for IBM Netfinity servers
Appendix E. Sample smb.conf SAMBA configuration file
Appendix F. Modified ifup-dhcp file
Appendix G. Using the additional material
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