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Troubleshooting Ubuntu Server by Skanda Bhargav

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Chapter 6. Shell Management, Tools, and User Management

In this chapter, we will discuss shell management, tools, and user management. Shell management will help administrators set up shell for remote access to server without monitors, schedule jobs on the server for their condition maintenance, and also collect information in logs for any troubleshooting. We will also look at optimizing the shell. Lastly, we will learn about user management, permissions, and file access.

The Secure Shell server

Systems talk to each other over a network. People use their machines to log in to remote terminals to access and/or process information on those servers. In order for the communication to be safe, we require a security mechanism in place. UNIX networking ...

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