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Mastering Ubuntu Server by Jay LaCroix

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Summary

In this chapter, we worked through several examples of connecting to other networks. We started off by configuring our hostname, managing network interfaces, assigning static IP addresses, as well as a look at how name resolution works in Linux. A decent portion of this chapter was dedicated to topics regarding OpenSSH, which is an extremely useful utility that allows you to remotely manage your servers. While we'll revisit OpenSSH in Chapter 12, Securing Your Server, with a look at boosting its security, overall we've only begun to scratch the surface of this tool. Entire books have been written about SSH, but the examples in this chapter should be enough to make you productive with it. The name of the game is to practice, practice, practice! ...

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