Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module A171. This topic is presented on public courses Deploying LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP
, Linux Administration
, Deploying Java Applications on Linux / Unix
, Linux bootcamp
In this exercise that concludes the basic Linux server admin topics, you'll create an user account, install software, run it every 10 minutes from your new user account, and backup your system updates.
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|1666||Slow boot and terminal start on Linux boxes|
Now this was a mystery. I had two Linux boxes which booted perfectly when used inhouse, but very slowly indeed (10 minutes plus) when in use on a customer site. Very awkward really - we would test out the systems in Melksham and find them fine, but then they would fail in Bristol. Even calling up ...
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Topics covered in this module
Create a new user account.
Download and Install Analog (a web access log analyser).
Set up Analog to run regularly from that account.
Take a backup on conclusion of the install and test.
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