Admin Workshop: User Management Managing Linux User Accounts

Jun 30, 2005

The steps for setting up new accounts in Linux are automated and often use GUI-based tools. Under the hood, a number of mechanisms give the new user an environment to match his or her needs. In this month’s Admin Workshop we discuss techniques for setting up accounts.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Mail and Queuegraph

May 31, 2005

Worms, mail bombs, and users who send multiple megabyte Powerpoint files across the wire give Postfix administrators plenty of reasons to view their charges with a critical eye from time to time.

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Apr 30, 2005
Sendmail Milters: A Guide for Fighting Spam How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know...
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Admin Workshop Identd Insider Tips: Identd with Linux-based Servers

Mar 31, 2005

In last month’s issue of Admin Workshop, we introduced tools that help admins get services up and running. This month, we will show how you can use the Ident protocol to associate a user name with a TCP connection.

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Knoda: Forms & Reports Managing databases on KDE

Mar 31, 2005

Knoda is a user-friendly KDE program that makes database management an intuitive experience. In Part 2 of our workshop, we investigate how to create forms and print reports with Knoda.

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Admin Workshop: inetd & xinetd Insider Tips: Server Management with inetd and xinetd

Feb 28, 2005

If you have many daemons running on your server, it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. inetd and xinetd manage these services centrally and also take care of exchanges with your clients, allowing programs without network code to operate as Internet servers.

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PHP for Sysadmins Using PHP in administration scripts

Dec 31, 2004

Most admins tend to use the shell, Perl,or Python if they need a system administration script. But there is no need for web programmers to learn another language just to script a routine task. PHP gives admins the power to program command-line tools and even complete web interfaces.

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