This book shows in detail how to build enterprise-level secure,redundant, and highly scalable services from scratch on top of theopen source Linux operating system, suitable for small companies aswell as big universities. The core architecture presented is based onKerberos, LDAP, AFS, and Samba. It is shown how to integrate web,message related, data base and other services with this backbone. Thisarchitecture provides a Single-Sign-On solution for different clientplatforms and can also be employed for clustering. Although it isimplemented with Debian GNU/Linux, the content can be applied to otherUNIX flavors.
About the Author
Franco Milicchio is currently a PhD student at the Department ofComputer Science and Automation at the University Roma Tre, Italy. Hegraduated in computer engineering at the same university. Wolfgang A. Gehrke has worked the last five years as a systemadministrator at the Department of Computer Science and Automationat the University Roma Tre, Italy. He holds a PhD in theoreticalcomputer science from the University Linz, Austria.