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## Auto-converted by kwiki2moinmoin v2005-10-07
System administration is the topic of how one maintains and implements systems(like ["PCs"] running an operating system like ["Debian"]). In the case of Debian, there are numerous intricacies of each subsystem. It is hoped that this page will be a good reference
#language en
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== Topics ==
 * TheUnixWay
~-[[DebianWiki/EditorGuide#translation|Translation(s)]]: [[bn/SystemAdministration|বাংলা]] - [[pt_BR/SystemAdministration|Brasileiro]] - English - [[es/SystemAdministration|Español]] - [[fr/SystemAdministration|Français]] - [[id/SystemAdministration|Indonesia]] - [[it/SystemAdministration|Italiano]] - [[ko/SystemAdministration|한국어]] - [[ms/SystemAdministration|Melayu]] - [[ru/SystemAdministration|Русский(Russian)]] - [[sv/SystemAdministration|Svenska]]-~
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 * TheDebianWay
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   * DebianVsOtherDistros {{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-wiki-portal.png}}
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 * AdministrationTools [[FrontPage|Debian Wiki]] System Administration portal - This portal covers all aspects of administering Debian GNU/Linux systems, including installation, package management, configuration, monitoring and security.
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   * BasicCommands {{{#!wiki important
page refactoring/merging in progress below this point
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   * DebianPackageManagement
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     * DebConf {{{#!wiki debian
~-http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference - Debian Reference Manual-~
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   * DebianBugTrackingSystem ||||||<tablestyle="width: 100%; border: 1px solid #d2d3d7; background-color: #f5f6f7; line-height: 2em;">||
||||||<rowstyle="background-color: #dd1155; color:#ffffff; line-height: 3em;">'''Quick access'''||
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||{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-backup-32x32.png}} [[BackupAndRecovery|Backup And Recovery]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-floppy-32x32.png}} [[SystemBootProcess|Boot process]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-configure-32x32.png}} [[SystemConfiguration|Configuring systems]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-drive-cdrom-32x32.png}} [[SystemInstall|Installation]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-kernel-32x32.png}} [[Kernel | Kernel]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-monitor-32x32.png}} [[SystemMonitoring|Monitoring]] || {{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-apt-32x32.png}} [[PackageManagement|Package management]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-printer-32x32.png}} [[Printing|Printing]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-backup-32x32.png}} [[SystemRescue|Rescue]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-security-32x32.png}} [[SecurityManagement|Security, Reliability, and User Management]]<<BR>>{{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-emulator-32x32.png}} [[SystemVirtualization|Virtualization]]<<BR>> {{attachment:Portal/IDB/icon-display-32x32.png}} [[XWindowSystem|X system]]||
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 * HardwareHelp ----
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 * SystemProcesses <<TableOfContents(3)>>
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   * CronAtBatchSchedulers == User Management ==
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     * ItsSixAmAndIveBeenHacked Pages explaining management of Linux user accounts on Debian
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     * UsefulScheduledEvents  * [[Root]] - The superadministrator (`root`) user account
 * [[Permissions]] - Linux file permissions
 * [[SystemGroups]] - system groups used on a debian system
 * [[UserPrivateGroups]] - Sharing and collaborating on directory content with a group
 * [[WHEEL/PAM]] - Set up the pam_wheel module to restrict the execution of su
 * [[pamusb]] - pam_usb module that allows authentication using USB sticks/tokens (one-time-passwords)
 * [[LDAP/PAM]] - User authentication using LDAP
 * [[DebianPkg:adduser]] package - add and remove users and groups
 * [[DebianPkg:passwd]] package - change and administer password and group data
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 * UserAccounts == Devices management ==
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   * LdapAuthentication  * [[udev]] - Linux dynamic device management
 * [[rtc]] - system clock management
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 * SystemSecurity == Disks and file systems management ==
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   * WhatIsSecurity  * FileSystem - file systems in Debian
 * DiskFreeSpace - freeing disk space
 * [[Partition]] - disk partitioning
 * FilesystemHierarchyStandard - directory structure and contents in Linux distributions
 * SymLink - usage of symbolic links
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   * SecurityChecklist == Memory ==
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 * SystemResourceManagement  * [[Memory]] - RAM management and requirements in Debian
 * [[RamDisk]] - use RAM as a disk partition
 * [[NotEnoughRAM]] - using Debian on low memory systems
 * [[Swap]] - swap space (virtual memory) management
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   * SystemPerformance == Process management ==
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   * CpuManagement  . A '''[[WikiPedia:Process_(computing)|process]]''' is the instance of a computer program that is being executed. It contains the program code and its activity. A process may be made up of multiple threads of execution that execute instructions concurrently.
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   * MemoryMangement  * [[Cron]] - periodic/scheduled command execution
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   * DiskManagement == Wiki pages ==
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     * DiskIoManagement '''List of pages related to System Administration in Debian:'''
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     * DiskSpaceManagement <<FullSearch(language:en category:CategorySystemAdministration)>>
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 * FileSystemsAndDisks
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   * DiskPartitioning ----
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   * DisksHorsesBirdsAndBees

   * RemoveableMedia

   * FileSystemChecks

   * AddingFilesystems

   * MovingFilesystems

   * ChangingFilesystemTypes

   * ProcFilesystem

   * VolumeManagement

     * RaidArrays

     * LogicalVolumeMangement

 * ShellScripting101

 * BackupAndRecovery

 * TerminalConfiguration

 * PrintingConfiguration

 * LinuxKernel

   * KernelOverview

   * KernelModules

   * KernelVersions

   * ["KernelALaDebian"]

   * CoolKernelStuff

 * NetworkConfiguration

   * BasicNetworkConfiguration

   * NetworkInterfaceConfiguration

   * RoutingConfiguration

   * ["DNSConfiguration"]

     * StaticDns

     * DhcpConf

   * EthernetConf

   * DialupConf

   * PcmciaConf

   * DslConf

   * CableConf

   * WirelessNetConf

   * FirewallConf

   * NetworkMonitoring

   * ProxyConf

 ''' ''' SquidConf

 ''' ''' ProxyAutodetectConf

 * ["XWindowSystem"]

   * ["XFreeConfig"]

   * VideoCards

   * WindowManagers

   * DesktopEnvironments

 * SoundConfiguration

 * EmailConfiguration

   * MaildirConfiguration

 * UserApplications

   * EditorApps

   * GraphicsApps

   * MathApps

   * NetApps

     * MailApps

     * BrowserApps

     * UsenetApps

   * ProgrammingApps

   * SystemApps

   * TextApps

   * UtilityApps

   * ViewerApps

   * GameApps
CategoryPortal | CategorySystemAdministration

Translation(s): বাংলা - Brasileiro - English - Español - Français - Indonesia - Italiano - 한국어 - Melayu - Русский(Russian) - Svenska


Portal/IDB/icon-wiki-portal.png

Debian Wiki System Administration portal - This portal covers all aspects of administering Debian GNU/Linux systems, including installation, package management, configuration, monitoring and security.

page refactoring/merging in progress below this point

Quick access

 

Portal/IDB/icon-backup-32x32.png Backup And Recovery
Portal/IDB/icon-floppy-32x32.png Boot process
Portal/IDB/icon-configure-32x32.png Configuring systems
Portal/IDB/icon-drive-cdrom-32x32.png Installation
Portal/IDB/icon-kernel-32x32.png Kernel
Portal/IDB/icon-monitor-32x32.png Monitoring

Portal/IDB/icon-apt-32x32.png Package management
Portal/IDB/icon-printer-32x32.png Printing
Portal/IDB/icon-backup-32x32.png Rescue
Portal/IDB/icon-security-32x32.png Security, Reliability, and User Management
Portal/IDB/icon-emulator-32x32.png Virtualization
Portal/IDB/icon-display-32x32.png X system


User Management

Pages explaining management of Linux user accounts on Debian

  • Root - The superadministrator (root) user account

  • Permissions - Linux file permissions

  • SystemGroups - system groups used on a debian system

  • UserPrivateGroups - Sharing and collaborating on directory content with a group

  • WHEEL/PAM - Set up the pam_wheel module to restrict the execution of su

  • pamusb - pam_usb module that allows authentication using USB sticks/tokens (one-time-passwords)

  • LDAP/PAM - User authentication using LDAP

  • adduser package - add and remove users and groups

  • passwd package - change and administer password and group data

Devices management

  • udev - Linux dynamic device management

  • ?rtc - system clock management

Disks and file systems management

Memory

  • Memory - RAM management and requirements in Debian

  • RamDisk - use RAM as a disk partition

  • NotEnoughRAM - using Debian on low memory systems

  • Swap - swap space (virtual memory) management

Process management

  • A process is the instance of a computer program that is being executed. It contains the program code and its activity. A process may be made up of multiple threads of execution that execute instructions concurrently.

  • Cron - periodic/scheduled command execution

Wiki pages

List of pages related to System Administration in Debian:

  1. AdministrationTools
  2. AptCacherNg
  3. AptConfiguration
  4. AutomatedUpgrade
  5. Backup
  6. BackupAndRecovery
  7. BackupAndRecoveryWork
  8. Bash
  9. BashColors
  10. BootProcess
  11. BootProcessSpeedup
  12. ChildProcess
  13. Cloud/AmazonEC2DebianInstaller
  14. Cloud/AmazonEC2Image
  15. Cloud/GoogleComputeEngineImage
  16. Cloud/SystemsComparison
  17. Cloud/TorqueCluster
  18. Cloud/WindowsAzureImage
  19. CommandLine
  20. CommandsCLI
  21. ConfigPackages
  22. Console
  23. Cron
  24. Cryptography
  25. DDNS
  26. DHCP_Server
  27. DatabaseServers
  28. DateTime
  29. DebianAlternatives
  30. DebianEdu/Documentation/ITIL
  31. DebianEdu/Documentation/ITIL/AllInOne
  32. DebianEdu/Documentation/ITIL/InfrastructureSetup
  33. DebianEdu/Infrastructure
  34. DebianFirewall
  35. DebianHosting
  36. DebianInstaller/SataRaid
  37. DebianInstaller/SoftwareRaidRoot
  38. DebianKVMGuests
  39. DebianKernel
  40. Debian_Systems_Administration_for_non-Debian_SysAdmins
  41. DefaultPrograms
  42. DiskFreeSpace
  43. Doas
  44. Docker
  45. DontBreakDebian
  46. Dovecot
  47. DrBd
  48. DualBoot
  49. Duplicity
  50. EVMS
  51. EnvironmentVariables
  52. Exim
  53. Ext4
  54. F2FS
  55. FAI
  56. FTP
  57. FileSystem
  58. FilesystemHierarchyStandard
  59. FingerprintAuthentication
  60. Firewalls
  61. Hibernation
  62. HostingControlPanels
  63. KVM
  64. Kernel
  65. LDAP
  66. LDAP/AutoFSSetup
  67. LDAP/ExampleEntries
  68. LDAP/Kerberos
  69. LDAP/LDAPUtils
  70. LDAP/MigrationTools
  71. LDAP/OpenLDAPSetup
  72. LDAP/PAM
  73. LDAP/PowerDNSSetup
  74. LDAP/phpldapadmin
  75. LVM
  76. LXC
  77. LaMp
  78. Linux volume management
  79. LinuxRaidForAdmins
  80. Locale
  81. MDA
  82. MaildirConfiguration
  83. Memory
  84. Multiarch/HOWTO
  85. NFSServerSetup
  86. NTP
  87. NetworkConfiguration
  88. NetworkInterfaceNames
  89. NetworkMonitoring
  90. NotEnoughRAM
  91. OpenNebula
  92. OpenStack
  93. OpenVz
  94. PackageKit/ItemNotFound
  95. PackageManagement
  96. Part-UUID
  97. Parted
  98. Partition
  99. Permissions
  100. Piwik
  101. Podman
  102. PolicyKit
  103. ProxyAutodetectConf
  104. PuppetDashboard
  105. QEMU
  106. RamDisk
  107. Redmine
  108. RemoteDesktop
  109. Root
  110. Samba
  111. Samba/BuildingALinuxDomain
  112. Samba/ClientSetup
  113. Samba/DcWithLdapBackend
  114. Samba/Dirvish
  115. Samba/FreeRadiusToLdap
  116. Samba/LinuxDomainClients
  117. Samba/ServerSimple
  118. Samba/WindowsPginaClient
  119. SecurityManagement
  120. ServicesHosting
  121. Shell
  122. ShellCommands
  123. ShellConfiguration
  124. ShellToolTricks
  125. ShellTricks
  126. SoftwareRAID
  127. Storage
  128. Swap
  129. SymLink
  130. SystemAdministration
  131. SystemBootProcess
  132. SystemConfiguration
  133. SystemDowngrade
  134. SystemGroups
  135. SystemInstall
  136. SystemMonitoring
  137. SystemPrinting
  138. SystemVirtualization
  139. Teams/DSA
  140. TheUnixWay
  141. ThomasChung/CloudImage
  142. ThomasChung/Linode
  143. ThomasChung/WebConsole
  144. ThomasChung/virsh-snapshot
  145. TimeZoneChanges
  146. TrafficControl
  147. TroubleShooting
  148. UnattendedUpgrades
  149. UserAccounts
  150. UserPrivateGroups
  151. UsersAndGroups
  152. UsingPhusionPassengerWithPuppetmaster
  153. WHEEL/PAM
  154. WakeOnLan
  155. WebServers
  156. WhereIsIt
  157. WindowsServerHyperV
  158. Wvdial
  159. Xorg
  160. Zg2ShellStartup
  161. bn/LaMp
  162. bn/SystemAdministration
  163. coreutils
  164. deb
  165. debconf
  166. device_node
  167. euca2ools
  168. fstab
  169. git
  170. iptables
  171. libvirt
  172. libvirt/xen
  173. ms/SystemAdministration
  174. msmtp
  175. nftables
  176. nginx/FastCGI
  177. nspawn
  178. nullmailer
  179. nut
  180. pamusb
  181. partclone
  182. rootfs
  183. sudo
  184. systemd/Services
  185. udev
  186. zh_CN/LAMP
  187. zh_CN/PackageManagement


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