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Apr 9 2009   5:00AM GMT

Using SSH to automate system administration securely

BrentSheets Brent Sheets Profile: BrentSheets

Overview: “This book is for Linux system administrators who want to learn about the software and methodology to automate repetitive tasks – regardless of network or datacenter size – in one place. System managers will also find it much easier to think about network technology and automation projects if they read this book. This book is also for anyone who is interested in repeatable and secure infrastructure.”

This free chapter has been selected from Automating Linux and Unix System Administration, 2nd Edition by Apress, Inc. Enjoy the chapter and be sure to check out the related enterprise Linux resources listed below. If you have feedback about this chapter or would like to suggest a book to be featured here on IT Bookworm Blog — then please leave a comment. Thanks.

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Automating Linux and Unix System Administration Written by
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Kirk Bauer and Nathan Campi
Automating Linux and Unix System Administration, Second Edition
December 15, 2008

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Chapter 3: Using SSH to Automate System Administration Securely

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→ IT Definitions: SSH and Linux (visit the Linux Glossary for more)
→ Technical Tip: Using OpenSSH for secure network tunnels on Linux
→ Author Q&A: Building a Linux infrastructure with maximum automation
→ Expert Answer: Hardening Linux servers for remote access
→ Technical Guide: 77 useful Linux commands and utilities
→ Quiz: Linux lore

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