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The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 11

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Basic Network Services: xinetd, NTP, DNS, DHCP, and LDAP

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) can be used very effectively to provide different services on the network. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to work with such elementary services as NTP, DNS, DHCP, and LDAP. You’ll also learn how to set up different network services. We’ll begin with the xinetd service, also known as the Internet super service. This service can be used to listen on different ports and to start the related service as a request comes in on its port. Next, you’ll learn how to set up your server to synchronize time on the Internet. Following that, you’ll learn ...

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