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Essential SCO System Administration

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Essential SCO System Administration


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  • lists the main responsibilities of an SCO UNIX system administrator.
  • shows how to master the fully configurable installation of SCO UNIX.
  • explains how to configure a broad range of SCO-supported hardware.
  • shows how to configure and maintain reliable filesystems and an efficient printing subsystem.
  • tells how to monitor and schedule the use of processor resources.
  • covers UNIX system security issues.
  • ensures efficient and appropriate user access to system resources.
  • lists the tunable kernel parameters wit the greatest impact on system performance.
  • shows how to troubleshoot a wide range of system problems.
  • explains how to configure the mail delivery system for operation on a network.
  • shows how to customize selected built-in SCO applications, such as mail, SCO shell, sysadmsh, vi.


  • Copyright 1995
  • Dimensions: 7 x 9-1/4
  • Pages: 336
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-290859-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-290859-7

Containing the key administrative secrets of the complex SCO UNIX system, this book is a guide and an almanac of useful tables and diagrams designed to meet the needs of a broad range of SCO UNIX system administrators. KEY TOPICS: Explains how an operating system works; how to assess the state of your system; how to configure high-soeed modems; easy filesystem configuration; data access optimization; how to back up your data; painless SCO UNIX security; keeping users happy; planning for future growth. MARKET: For system administrators working with SCO UNIX,SCO Open Desktop and SCO Open Server.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Roadmap.

3. What Is SCO UNIX?

4. Basic Terminology and Concepts.

5. Basic Product Information.

6. Orientation for MS-DOS Users.

7. Notes for Users of Other UNIXs


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