Mastering Linux Network Administration is recommended for those who already understand the basics of using Linux and networking, and would like to push those skills to a higher level through real-world Linux networking scenarios. Whether you intend to run a home office consisting of Linux nodes or a rollout of a Linux network within your organization, this book is a great fit for those that desire to learn how to manage networked systems with the power of Linux.What You Will LearnInstall and configure the Debian and CentOS systemsSet up and configure file serversAdminister networked nodes remotelyDiscover how to monitor system performance for peak healthConfigure network services such as DNS and DHCPHost HTTP content via ApacheTroubleshoot Linux networking issuesIn Detail
Linux is everywhere. Whether you run a home office, a small business, or manage enterprise systems, Linux can empower your network to perform at its very best. Armed with the advanced tools and best practice guidance of this practical guide, you'll be able to mold Linux networks to your will, empowering your systems and their users to take advantage of all that Linux-based networks have to offer.
Understand how Linux networks function and get to grips with essential tips and tricks to manage them - whether you're already managing a networks, or even just starting out. With Debian and CentOS as its source, this book will divulge all the details you need to manage a real Linux-based network. With detailed activities and instructions based on real-world scenarios, this book will be your guide to the exciting world of Linux networking.Style and approach
This practical guide will walk you through all the core concepts required to manage real Linux-based networks.
With examples based on the authors’ own extensive experience, this book shows how to define goals that directly address the needs of your organization, use improvement models appropriately, and devise a pragmatic action plan. In addition, it reveals valuable strategies for deploying organizational change, and delineates essential metrics for tracking your progress. Appendices provide examples of an action plan, a risk management plan, and a mini-assessment process.
You will learn how to
Scope and develop an improvement plan Identify and prioritize risks and mitigate anticipated difficulties Derive metrics that accurately measure progress toward business goals Sell your improvement program in house Initially target practitioners and teams most open to new approaches and techniques Stay focused on goals and problems Align the actions of managers and practitioners Delay major policy documents and edicts until solutions have been practiced and tested Use existing resources to speed deployment
Incorporate improvement models, such as SEI CMMISM for Services, into your improvement program
For those managers who are tired of chronic problems during service creation and delivery, constant new improvement schemes, and a lack of real progress, this easily digestible volume provides the real-world wisdom you need to realize positive change in your organization.
This book is for experienced network administrators and IT professionals who are using or deploying SDN/OpenDaylight and are looking to gain expertise in building SDN solutions for organizations.What You Will LearnGrasp the fundamentals of OpenDaylightCustomize, authenticate, & authorize in OpenDaylightAnalyse network access control and policyManage datacenter optimizationIntegrate OpenDaylight with third-party frameworksDeploy, configure, and tune OpenDaylight-based solutionsIn Detail
OpenDaylight is an open source platform to program and build Software-Defined Networks (SDN). Its aim is to accelerate the adoption of SDN and NFV. With above 90 practical recipes, this book will help you to solve day-to-day problems and maintenance tasks surrounding OpenDaylight's implementation.
This book starts with the OpenDaylight fundamentals. In this book, you will gain a sound understanding of the methods and techniques when deploying OpenDaylight in production environment. Later on, you will learn to create a Service Chain using SFC. This book will address common problems and day-to-day maintenance tasks with OpenDaylight.
We'll also will teach you how to interact with OpenDaylight APIs and use the necessary tools to simulate networks. You will also explore how to create your own branded OpenDaylight along with authorising and authenticating users using OpenDaylight Identity Manager.
By the end of this book, you will have the necessary skills to operate an OpenDaylight SDN environment.Style and approach
With a diverse range of topics, this will be a guide which will help the readers gain the necessary skills needed to deploy and operate OpenDaylight in your organisation through practical recipes.
Innovations in Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization is a critical scholarly publication that observes the advances made in network infrastructure through achieving cost efficacy while maintaining maximum flexibility for the formation and operation of these networks. Featuring coverage on a broad selection of topics, such as software-defined storage, openflow controller, and storage virtualization, this publication is geared toward professionals, computer engineers, academicians, students, and researchers seeking current and relevant research on the advancements made to network infrastructures.
Developing and Evaluating Security-Aware Software Systems provides innovative ideas and methods on the development, operation, and maintenance of secure software systems and aims to highlight the construction of a functional software system and a secure system simultaneously. This book is practical for researchers, academics and practitioners in the software engineering and security fields.
A book designed for SysAdmins, Operations staff, Developers and DevOps who are interested in deploying a log management solution using the open source Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana (ELK) stack.
In this book we will walk you through installing, deploying, managing and extending Logstash. We're going to do that by introducing you to Example.com, where you're going to start a new job as one of its SysAdmins. The first project you'll be in charge of is developing its new log management solution.
We'll teach you how to:
* Install and deploy Logstash.
* Ship events from a Logstash Shipper to a central Logstash server.
* Filter incoming events using a variety of techniques.
* Add structured logging to your applications.
* Output those events to a selection of useful destinations.
* Use Logstash's awesome web interface Kibana.
* Scale out your Logstash implementation as your environment grows.
* Quickly and easily extend Logstash to deliver additional functionality that you might need.
By the end of the book, you should have a functional and effective log management solution that you can deploy into your own environment.
Updated for Logstash and ELK 5.0.0!
In the Guide, you'll learn how to:
-Copy, move, and delete files and directories.
-Create, delete, and manage users.
-Create, delete, and manage groups.
-Use virtual terminals.
-Use the bash shell.
-Safely use the root account with su and sudo.
-Change permissions and ownership of files and directories.
-Create and edit text files from the command line, without using a graphical editor.
-Diagnose network connectivity problems.
-And many other topics.
* Installing Packer.
* Building images.
* Provisioning images.
* Integration with Configuration Management tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet.
* Packer and Docker containers.
* Integrating and writing infrastructure tests.
* Building pipelines for Continuous Integration with Packer.
* Extending Packer.
This new workbook not only combines practical examples from Google’s experiences, but also provides case studies from Google’s Cloud Platform customers who underwent this journey. Evernote, The Home Depot, The New York Times, and other companies outline hard-won experiences of what worked for them and what didn’t.
Dive into this workbook and learn how to flesh out your own SRE practice, no matter what size your company is.
You’ll learn:How to run reliable services in environments you don’t completely control—like cloudPractical applications of how to create, monitor, and run your services via Service Level ObjectivesHow to convert existing ops teams to SRE—including how to dig out of operational overloadMethods for starting SRE from either greenfield or brownfield
In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world. You’ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient—lessons directly applicable to your organization.
This book is divided into four sections:Introduction—Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practicesPrinciples—Examine the patterns, behaviors, and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer (SRE)Practices—Understand the theory and practice of an SRE’s day-to-day work: building and operating large distributed computing systemsManagement—Explore Google's best practices for training, communication, and meetings that your organization can use