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System Administrator's Reference Guide

A Reference Guide for Administrators of Fedora

Edition 20.0.1

Jaromír Hradílek

Red Hat Engineering Content Services

Douglas Silas

Red Hat Engineering Content Services

Martin Prpič

Red Hat Engineering Content Services

Stephen Wadeley

Red Hat Engineering Content Services

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Abstract
The System Administrator's Reference Guide provides reference material for Fedora 20, and is oriented towards system administrators with a basic understanding of the system. For information regarding the deployment, configuration, and administration of this system, refer to the Fedora System Administrator's Guide.

Preface
1. Document Conventions
1.1. Typographic Conventions
1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
1.3. Notes and Warnings
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Network Interfaces
1.1. Network Configuration Files
1.2. Interface Configuration Files
1.2.1. Ethernet Interfaces
1.2.2. Specific ifcfg Options for Linux on System z
1.2.3. Required ifcfg Options for Linux on System z
1.2.4. Alias and Clone Files
1.2.5. Dialup Interfaces
1.2.6. Other Interfaces
1.3. Interface Control Scripts
1.4. Network Function Files
1.5. Ethtool
1.6. Additional Resources
1.6.1. Installed Documentation
1.6.2. Useful Websites
2. The proc File System
2.1. A Virtual File System
2.1.1. Viewing Virtual Files
2.1.2. Changing Virtual Files
2.2. Top-level Files Within the proc File System
2.2.1. /proc/buddyinfo
2.2.2. /proc/cmdline
2.2.3. /proc/cpuinfo
2.2.4. /proc/crypto
2.2.5. /proc/devices
2.2.6. /proc/dma
2.2.7. /proc/execdomains
2.2.8. /proc/fb
2.2.9. /proc/filesystems
2.2.10. /proc/interrupts
2.2.11. /proc/iomem
2.2.12. /proc/ioports
2.2.13. /proc/kcore
2.2.14. /proc/kmsg
2.2.15. /proc/loadavg
2.2.16. /proc/locks
2.2.17. /proc/mdstat
2.2.18. /proc/meminfo
2.2.19. /proc/misc
2.2.20. /proc/modules
2.2.21. /proc/mounts
2.2.22. /proc/mtrr
2.2.23. /proc/partitions
2.2.24. /proc/slabinfo
2.2.25. /proc/stat
2.2.26. /proc/swaps
2.2.27. /proc/sysrq-trigger
2.2.28. /proc/uptime
2.2.29. /proc/version
2.3. Directories within /proc
2.3.1. Process Directories
2.3.2. /proc/bus/
2.3.3. /proc/bus/pci
2.3.4. /proc/driver/
2.3.5. /proc/fs
2.3.6. /proc/irq/
2.3.7. /proc/net/
2.3.8. /proc/scsi/
2.3.9. /proc/sys/
2.3.10. /proc/sysvipc/
2.3.11. /proc/tty/
2.3.12. /proc/PID/
2.4. Using the sysctl Command
2.5. Additional Resources
3. The sysconfig Directory
3.1. Files in the /etc/sysconfig/ Directory
3.1.1. /etc/sysconfig/arpwatch
3.1.2. /etc/sysconfig/authconfig
3.1.3. /etc/sysconfig/autofs
3.1.4. /etc/sysconfig/clock
3.1.5. /etc/sysconfig/dhcpd
3.1.6. /etc/sysconfig/firstboot
3.1.7. /etc/sysconfig/i18n
3.1.8. /etc/sysconfig/init
3.1.9. /etc/sysconfig/ip6tables-config
3.1.10. /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
3.1.11. /etc/sysconfig/ldap
3.1.12. /etc/sysconfig/named
3.1.13. /etc/sysconfig/network
3.1.14. /etc/sysconfig/ntpd
3.1.15. /etc/sysconfig/quagga
3.1.16. /etc/sysconfig/radvd
3.1.17. /etc/sysconfig/samba
3.1.18. /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd
3.1.19. /etc/sysconfig/selinux
3.1.20. /etc/sysconfig/sendmail
3.1.21. /etc/sysconfig/spamassassin
3.1.22. /etc/sysconfig/squid
3.1.23. /etc/sysconfig/system-config-users
3.1.24. /etc/sysconfig/vncservers
3.1.25. /etc/sysconfig/xinetd
3.2. Directories in the /etc/sysconfig/ Directory
3.3. Additional Resources
A. Revision History
Index