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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fifth Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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16. Administration Tasks

The system administrator has many responsibilities. This chapter discusses tasks not covered in Chapter 11, including configuring user and group accounts, backing up files, scheduling tasks, general problem solving, and using the system log daemon, rsyslogd. The chapter concludes with a section on installing and using MySQL.

Configuring User and Group Accounts

More than a username is required for a user to be able to log in and use a system. ...

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