Services allow a server to provide functionality for end users. In this video, find out how to learn more about services, and how to control them.
- [Narrator] Many of the things we use a server for…are made possible by services.…Services are programs that run in the background…and take care of some kind of task.…Web server software, data-based software, networking SSH,…and almost anything else that we might think of…as a configurable feature of a server is a service.…On Ubuntu Server, services are controlled by systemd.…We primarily interact with systemd…using the systemctl command.…Services managed by systemd are defined by unit files…which specify what each service does and how.…
Systemd also uses targets which are groups of services…that represent the system meeting a particular set…of activities and capabilities,…learning in a way that multiple users can log in,…having the network active and running,…and running a graphical environment.…There are also devices, mounts, sockets, and so on.…We can take a look at these with systemctl -t…and then the type of unit that we want to look at.…Let's look at targets.…I'll press Q and then I'll write systemctl -t…
- Installing Ubuntu Server
- Configuring remote access with SSH
- Configuring the firewall
- Configuring networking with Netplan
- Managing users
- Configuring for scale
- Securing an HTTP server with TLS
- Hosting an application
- Setting up a forwarding DNS server
- Sending email with Postfix
Skill Level Beginner
Lab setup1m 26s
1. Ubuntu Server
2. Securing and Monitoring Your Server
3. Configuring and Managing the Server
4. Exploring Common Services
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