chapter_5._system_and_network_administration.pdf - CHAPTER 5 Systems and Network Administration 1 Systems and Network Administration \u2022 It is a branch

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Systems and Network Administration 1 CHAPTER 5
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Systems and Network Administration It is a branch of engineering that concerns the operational management of human-computer systems It addresses both the technology of computer systems and the users of the technology It is about putting together a network of computers, getting and keeping them running in spite of the activities of users who tend to cause the systems to fail 2
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System and Network Administration System and network administration involves the design, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of computing infrastructures System and network administration is an extremely demanding engineer’s job It is about hardware, software, user support, diagnosis, repair and prevention 3
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Network and systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks. They organize, install, and support an organization's computer systems , including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems System and network administrators need to be good at technical, administrative and socio-psychological skills. 4
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System Administration System administration entails knowledge of operating system and applications hardware and software troubleshooting knowledge of the purposes for which people in the organization use the computers. Problem solving is the most important skill of System administration. A person specialized in maintaining and operating a computer system is called system administrator (Sysadmin) 5
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Tasks of System and Network Administrator A system and network administrator's responsibilities might include: Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes. Installing and configuring new hardware and software. Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc. Supporting and maintain servers System performance tuning Train users on software and security. 6
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Tasks of System and Network Administrator Responsibility for documenting the configuration of the system. Responsibility for security. Performing backups. Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems. Troubleshooting any reported problems. 7
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Tasks of System and Network Administrator Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments. Answering technical queries. Insuring that the network infrastructure is up and running Hardware configurations Software configurations 8
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