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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Chapter 2. System and Network Administration Overview

Common Commands

Following are lists of commonly used system administration commands.

Clocks

hwclock

Manage hardware clock.

rdate

Get time from network time server.

zdump

Print list of time zones.

zic

Create time conversion information files.

Daemons

apmd

Advanced Power Management daemon.

atd

Queue commands for later execution.

bootpd

Internet Boot Protocol daemon.

fingerd

Finger daemon.

ftpd

File Transfer Protocol daemon.

identd

Identify user running TCP/IP process.

imapd

IMAP mailbox server daemon.

inetd

Internet services daemon.

klogd

Manage syslogd.

lpd

Printer daemon.

mountd

NFS mount request server.

named

Internet domain name server.

nfsd

NFS daemon.

pppd

Maintain Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) network connections.

rdistd

Remote file distribution server.

rexecd

Remote execution server.

rlogind

rlogin server.

routed

Routing daemon.

rpc.rusersd

Remote users server.

rpc.statd

NFS status daemon.

rshd

Remote shell server.

rwhod

Remote who server.

sshd

Secure shell daemon.

syslogd

System logging daemon.

talkd

Talk daemon.

tcpd

TCP network daemon.

tftpd

Trivial File Transfer Protocol daemon.

update

Buffer flush daemon.

ypbind

NIS binder process.

yppasswdd

NIS password modification server.

ypserv

NIS server process.

Hardware

agetty

Start user session at terminal.

arp

Manage the ARP ...

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