bash Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for bash Users by Cameron Newham, Carl Albing, JP Vossen

By Cameron Newham, Carl Albing, JP Vossen

The key to studying any Unix approach, particularly Linux and Mac OS X, is an intensive wisdom of shell scripting. Scripting is the way to harness and customise the ability of any Unix approach, and it's a necessary ability for any Unix clients, together with process directors OS X builders. yet underneath this easy promise lies a treacherous ocean of diversifications in Unix instructions and criteria.

bash Cookbook teaches shell scripting the way in which Unix masters perform the craft. It provides various recipes and methods for all degrees of shell programmers in order that someone can turn into a informed person of the most typical Unix shell -- the bash shell -- and cygwin or different well known Unix emulation applications. Packed jam-packed with precious scripts, besides examples that designate the best way to create larger scripts, this new cookbook supplies execs and gear clients every little thing they should automate regimen initiatives and permit them to really deal with their platforms -- instead of have their platforms deal with them.

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TAS is also capable of providing print redirection to remote TAS servers and other SMB servers. TAS Security TAS is designed to have a flexible security policy that can be configured to suit the needs of the system administrator. Under TAS, user passwords can be transmitted either as clear text or in encrypted form. Choosing clear text password transmission is less secure, but offers the most flexibility. Clear text passwords are managed with native UNIX tools such as the passwd program. By offering the most flexibility, clear text passwords may be stored in any supported UNIX authentication database, including NIS, NIS+, DCE, and the /etc/passwd file.

A word of caution is warranted here, however. It is easy to design "bad" NFS configurations. Since the goal of NFS is to mount file systems transparently to the user, it is very tempting for the system administrator to export and mount things all over the place. You should design your NFS setup carefully, taking the time to decide which machines will be servers, which will be clients, and exactly what their roles will be. A complex, "organic" NFS configuration can be a nightmare to administer. In addition, your users will want things to stay the same as much as possible.

As you can see, it is very simple to create and share a new printer definition with Samba. You can, of course, customize more details for individual printers by adding the appropriate configuration directives. conf file. Printing to PC Printers for something a bit more difficult. You're probably wondering if you can use Samba to print to PCbased printers in addition to sharing UNIX-based printers. Well, you can, but it's not a particularly easy task. Before attempting to use PC-based printers, you should have some familiarity with configuring UNIX-based printers and editing the /etc/printcap file.

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