Enterprises depend increasingly on both Linux and Windows technologies to maximize the performance and value of their IT infrastructures. Now one book presents all of today's best practices for managing Linux and Windows together. In Linux and Windows Interoperability Guide, leading consultants Ed Bradford and Lou Mauget deliver comprehensive guidance for the entire IT lifecycle: network planning, configuration, deployment, application development, scripting, system administration, optimization, and much more.
Linux and Windows Interoperability Guideit's your total solutions resource for maximizing the reliability, performance, and cost-effectiveness of any Linux/Windows environment.
(NOTE: Each Chapter ends with Summary.)
1. Planning and Deploying a Network.
A Word about Windows. Let's Get Started. The Firm. Basic Networking. Common Networking Services. Email.
Windows Domains. Installing Windows 2000 and Windows XP Professional. Installing Windows Server. Demoting a Domain. Creating a New Domain Tree within an Existing Forest. Enabling Multiprocessing.
Linux Distributions. Installation. Dual Booting. Package Management. Linux Desktop. Linux Processes. Linux Server.
Scripting Defined. Windows Scripting. Red Hat 7.1 Linux Scripting. Scripting Languages. Administration.
Java. Java 2 (tm). Java Tools. Java Application Deployment. Java Binary Portability. Network Programming. Interoperation on the Network. Web Programming. Middle-Tier APIs. Portable Program Sampler. Web Programming Authoring and Deployment Tools.
What is Performance? Understanding Your Operating System and Hardware. Programming Techniques for Observing Performance. Tools for Performance Issues.
Types of User Interfaces. Event-Driven Model. Microsoft Windows. Linux and X Windows. Windows XP UI and Red Hat Linux UI: Culture, Interoperability, and Portability. Examples.
Administration Tools. Periodic Administration Tasks.
A Brief TCP/IP Tutorial. Setup Basics. Troubleshooting. Installing Routing Services. Installing and Configuring DNS Services. Installing and Configuring DHCP Services.
Security Stance. Operating System Security Models. Network Security. Host Security. Encryption. Integrity Checking.
Windows CIFS File Sharing. Samba. NFS. How Fast Are They?
General Print Processing. Windows Printing Overview. Windows TCP/IP Print Service. Samba Interoperability with Windows. Adding a Windows Local Printer. Adding a Windows XP Networked Printer. Windows Print Ports. Windows Internet Printing. Adding a Red Hat Linux 7.1 Local Printer. Adding a Red Hat Linux 7.1 Networked Printer. Attaching a Networked Red Hat Linux 7.1 Printer to Windows XP. Attaching a Networked Windows XP Printer to Red Hat Linux 7.1. Interoperability.
The Problem. Directories. Linux with OpenLDAP. LDAP Search Clients. Elsolutions' Directory Strategy.
Backup and Restore Security. Types of Backup. Windows Backup and Restore. Linux Backup and Restore. Scheduling.
Dial-up Connections. SLIP. Point-to-Point Protocol. PPTP, VPN, and L2TP. Interoperability.
Uses. Remote Administration. Character-Mode Clients. GUI-Mode Clients.
Functions of a Web Browser. Functions of a Web Server. Desirable Features of a Web Server. Organizations. Interoperability. Proxy Servers. Clustering. The Session Problem. Web Services. Application Servers. Survey of Web Servers. Choices.