Log In | Register | January 30, 2023

Linux

Linux - June 19, 2012

Logs are a good way to pin point issues or security breaches. You can configure what is logged by editing the /etc/rsyslog.conf file. The priority of the message will determine which file the logged text is going to be written to. There are 9 priorities that you should be familiar with. The priorities are none, debug, info, notice, warn, err, crit, alert, emerg where debug is the lowest priority and emerg is the highest.


Back To Top

Linux - June 19, 2012

Identifying problems on a system is very important and can save headaches for the future. You can use utilities such as ps, top, kill, and renice to manage and monitor processes on your Linux system.


Back To Top

Linux - June 19, 2012

Logging into to single user mode allows you to access the system as root without a password. This is especially useful when you need to troubleshoot or gain access to a system in order to fix a problem.


Back To Top

Linux - June 18, 2012

Rebooting and shutting down a system can be handled in multiple ways. You can handle these tasks using tools like shutdown, reboot, and init.


Back To Top

Linux - June 18, 2012

Switching runlevels is an essential skill for a Linux administrator. The ability to switch to runlevel 1 for installs or migrations helps admins keep their data secure which causes less possibilty for issue.


Back To Top

Linux - June 18, 2012

Using the man, info, and document files is a good way in learning how to properly use the different tools available to you on a linux machine.


Back To Top

Linux - June 18, 2012

Being able to manage permissions on a Linux system is essential to any system administrator. There are tools available for setting permissions and ownership’s as well as viewing those same permissions and ownership.


Back To Top

Linux - June 17, 2012

Linux Hard links and soft links are like shortcuts to the file or folder you reference. A hard link is more like a duplicate file sharing the inodes or location on the hard disk. A soft link is more like a windows shortcut.


Back To Top

Linux - June 16, 2012

This is an overview on the tools needed to successfully create, copy, move, and rename files and directories.


Back To Top

Linux - June 16, 2012

There are many ways in creating and even editing files. You can use commands such as vim and touch to create and edit files.


Back To Top

Need Help? Ask a Question

Ask anything you want from how to questions to debug. We're here to help.

You Must Be Logged In To Post A Question.

Log In or Register