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Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook by Sarath Lakshman

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Chapter 7. The Old-boy Network

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Basic networking primer
  • Let's ping!
  • Listing all the machines alive on a network
  • Transferring files through network
  • Setting up an Ethernet and wireless LAN with script
  • Password-less auto-login with SSH
  • Running commands on remote host with SSH
  • Mounting remote drive at local mount point
  • Multi-casting window messages on a network
  • Network traffic and port analysis

Introduction

Networking is the act of interconnecting machines through a network and configuring the nodes in the network with different specifications. We use TCP/IP as our networking stack and all operations are based on it. Networks are an important part of every computer system. Each node connected in the network is assigned a unique ...

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