The following services or utilities are covered in this book:
The Practical Extraction and Report Language (Perl) is a tool that can be used to generate scripts to assist with system administration tasks.
NCA provides improved web server performance by caching web pages.
NTP and time-related utilities can be used to synchronize time for many systems.
NFS is a protocol that provides the ability to access file systems from a remote host.
SLP is a dynamic service discovery protocol.
Mail services allow for a message to be sent to one or more people while routing the message over whatever networks are necessary.
PPP is a protocol that provides point-to-point links between remote hosts.
UUCP enables hosts to exchange files.
These commands are used to access files on remote systems. The commands include ftp, rlogin and rcp.