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Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them

  • Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them-

    Get an IP address management application. Period, hard stop. If you are not managing your IP space, you need to be, and if you are using Excel spreadsheets to do it, you’re just causing yourself more work than you should. There are many free and commercial IPAM solutions on the market, and it’s a built-in feature of the upcoming release of Windows Server 2012.

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Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them

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    Get an IP address management application. Period, hard stop. If you are not managing your IP space, you need to be, and if you are using Excel spreadsheets to do it, you’re just causing yourself more work than you should. There are many free and commercial IPAM solutions on the market, and it’s a built-in feature of the upcoming release of Windows Server 2012.

A SysAdmin has an almost endless list of tasks they must complete on a regular basis. Some are so routine that they can be done while multitasking, others require careful attention to detail and a laser-like focus to ensure that things are done well and completely. While many admins may look at most of the tasks on this list as run of the mill, they frequently present a challenge to others. In this slideshow, Christina Goggi, writing for GFI Software, provides some tips on how to approach them.