Chapter 24

UNIX Tools

Abstract

Tools are available to Application Administrators on UNIX servers. Most of the tools described in this chapter are command line-type tools that can be executed in one of the UNIX shells.

Key Words

UNIX; shells; command lines; case sensitivity; environment variables; redirection; pipes; launching jobs; basic UNIX commands; command history; tracking jobs; terminating jobs; background; foreground; scheduling jobs; security; file access; text editors; core dumps; connectivity

This chapter is an introduction to UNIX. If you aren’t familiar with UNIX, then it should be enough to provide you with a minimal understanding of some of the tasks you will encounter while supporting an application on a UNIX server. If the ...

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