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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Lesson 18. Networking and Security

In this lesson, you will learn some aspects of Unix remote access, networking, and security functionality.

In this lesson, we will cover how to remotely access your Unix system using tools such as telnet and ssh (secure shell), as well as how to use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to send and receive files securely. You have spent so much time learning how to log in and use files, it is now time to explain to you how to do it with other Unix systems and do it securely.

Remote access is something that you might always see when working with Unix; very few and far between are the times when a Unix system is not in a protected place and locking everyone out of accessing the console directly. Because of the nature (and ...

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