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Automating System Administration with Perl: Tools to Make You More Efficient David Blank-Edelman

Automating System Administration with Perl: Tools to Make You More Efficient

David Blank-Edelman

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If you do systems administration work of any kind, you have to deal with the growing complexity of your environment and increasing demands on your time. Automating System Administration with Perl, Second Edition, not only offers you the right toolsMoreIf you do systems administration work of any kind, you have to deal with the growing complexity of your environment and increasing demands on your time. Automating System Administration with Perl, Second Edition, not only offers you the right tools for your job, but also suggests the best way to approach specific problems and to securely automate recurring tasks.Updated and expanded to cover the latest operating systems, technologies, and Perl modules, this edition of the Otter Book will help you:Manage user accountsMonitor filesystems and processesWork with configuration files in important formats such as XML and YAMLAdminister databases, including MySQL, MS-SQL, and Oracle with DBIWork with directory services like LDAP and Active DirectoryScript email protocols and spam controlEffectively create, handle, and analyze log filesAdminister network name and configuration services, including NIS, DNS and DHCPMaintain, monitor, and map network services, using technologies and tools such as SNMP, nmap, libpcap, GraphViz and RRDtoolImprove filesystem, process, and network securityThis edition includes additional appendixes to get you up to speed on technologies such as XML/XPath, LDAP, SNMP, and SQL. With this book in hand and Perl in your toolbox, you can do more with less -- fewer resources, less effort, and far less hassle.