Automating System Administration with Perl: Tools to Make You More Efficient

Automating System Administration with Perl: Tools to Make You More Efficient

David N. Blank-Edelman


If you do platforms management paintings of any type, you'll want to take care of the turning out to be complexity of your atmosphere and lengthening calls for in your time. Automating process management with Perl, moment variation, not just provides you with the best instruments to your activity, but additionally indicates how you can technique particular difficulties and to soundly automate routine initiatives. up to date and extended to hide the newest working structures, applied sciences, and Perl modules, this variation of the "Otter e-book" can assist you:
  • deal with person bills
  • Monitor filesystems and tactics
  • Work with configuration records in vital codecs corresponding to XML and YAML
  • Administer databases, together with MySQL, MS-SQL, and Oracle with DBI
  • Work with listing companies like LDAP and lively listing
  • Script e-mail protocols and junk mail keep an eye on
  • Effectively create, deal with, and examine log documents Administer community identify and configuration prone, together with NIS, DNS and DHCP
  • Maintain, computer screen, and map community prone, utilizing applied sciences and instruments reminiscent of SNMP, nmap, libpcap, GraphViz and RRDtool
  • Improve filesystem, technique, and community safety

This version contains extra appendixes to get you up to the mark on applied sciences reminiscent of XML/XPath, LDAP, SNMP, and SQL. With this publication in hand and Perl on your toolbox, you are able to do extra with less--fewer assets, much less attempt, and much much less hassle.

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