- eBook:Set Up and Manage Your Virtual Private Server: Making System Administration Accessible to Professionals
- Author:Jon Westfall
- Edition:1 edition
- Data:April 26, 2021
- Pages:257 pages
- Format:PDF, ePUB
In Set Up and Manage Your Virtual Private Server, author Jon Westfall expertly designs interesting, understandable lessons for professionals such as teachers, doctors, lawyers, and more to deploy their own virtual private server. He walks you through choosing the right service and customizing it for your specific business or personal needs, and does this with great ease while instilling invaluable knowledge. Basics such as setting up users, managing security and firewalls, installing and updating software, and troubleshooting by reviewing log files, backing up data, and so much more.
Set Up and Manage Your Virtual Private Server equips you with the power of knowledge to set your web presence apart from the rest. You now have complete control over your virtual brand that is your own―separate from any employer or affiliate. Your career mobility is in your hands with the ability to run your own private server at your fingertips. The digital era centers this technical literacy and independence as a critical skillset.
What You Will Learn
- Understand basic server terminology and the way servers operate and are networked together
- See how software is used on a server and its role (for example, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and so on)
- Get comfortable with the basic command-line operation of a virtual private server to set up users, manage security and firewalls, install software, update software, and troubleshoot by reviewing log files
- Store and back up important information
- Identify, analyze, and deploy open-source software products that can enhance productivity
Non-tech professionals, individuals who have an established professional career, looking to understand more about how to set up and manage a private server.
Chapter 2: Selecting a VPS Provider
Chapter 3: Basic Linux Administration via the Command Line
Chapter 4: Basic Linux Administration via GUI (Webmin)
Chapter 5: Basics of Linux Security
Chapter 6: Basics of Backups and Version Control
Chapter 7: Basics of Server Software Administration
Chapter 8: Installing an Open Source Software Product: WordPress
Chapter 9: Administrator’s Weekly Checklist
Chapter 10: Open Source Application Possibilities