© David Both 2020
D. BothUsing and Administering Linux: Volume 3https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5485-1_1

1. Server Preparation

David Both1 
Raleigh, NC, USA


In this chapter you will
  • Create a new VM on which to install Fedora to use as a server, firewall, and router.

  • Install the latest version of Fedora on the VM to be used as the server.

  • Make a few configuration changes to ensure that the new VM will provide a suitable base to use as a server.


There are some preparatory tasks that need to be accomplished in order to perform the experiments in this third volume of Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin. Most lab environments use physical machines for training purposes, but in this volume, we use at least two Linux hosts ...

Get Using and Administering Linux: Volume 3: Zero to SysAdmin: Network Services now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.