The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is a comprehensive guide to Novells SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), one of the most powerful Linux-based server solutions available today. Sander van Vugtnoted author, consultant, and trainerguides you through the most important aspects of SLES, beginning with an in-depth overview of installation and configuration tasks.
In the opening chapters, you will learn how to configure network capabilities, efficiently manage software updates, and manage the file system. Later chapters are devoted to configuration and deployment of key network services including the MySQL database, CUPS, Samba, PostFix, FTP, DNS, proxy servers, and more.
Along the way, van Vugt illustrates important administration concepts such as instituting strict file system security and server automation. Since increasing demands are placed on these services, youll learn how to cluster servers together to lessen downtime and increase performance.