Chapter 17. Administration Tasks

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The system administrator has many responsibilities. This chapter discusses tasks not covered in Chapter 12, including configuring user and group accounts, backing up files, scheduling tasks, general problem solving, and using the system log daemon, syslogd.

Configuring User and Group Accounts

More than a username is required for a user to be able to log in and use a system. That is, a user must have the necessary ...

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