Chapter 7. Custom Configuration and Administration Issues

Table of Contents
7.1. Web Server and HTTP Caching Proxy Administration
7.2. Domain Name Server (DNS) Configuration and Administration
7.3. Internet User Authentication with TACACS
7.4. Windows-style File and Print Services with Samba
7.5. Macintosh-style File and Print Services with Netatalk
7.6. Network File System (NFS) Services
7.7. Configuration from A-Z with Linuxconf

For both personal use as well as at work, I was able to start with a standard installation of the Red Hat Linux distribution and provide services "out-of-the-box" with little or no changes to default configuration settings.

However, there were a number of small changes and extra services that were necessary to provide all the Internet, file & print services, and other services that are in use at my place of employment. The local administrator should be aware of the following: