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Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them

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

    Here’s another task that is very little fun, but is also absolutely critical. Getting out of compliance with your licensing can lead to large fines and legal action, and the unplanned need to buy extra licenses of some software app that everyone installed from that open share can crush your budget. Use that same software inventory to make sure you have enough licenses for all the applications installed on your systems.

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Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them

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    Here’s another task that is very little fun, but is also absolutely critical. Getting out of compliance with your licensing can lead to large fines and legal action, and the unplanned need to buy extra licenses of some software app that everyone installed from that open share can crush your budget. Use that same software inventory to make sure you have enough licenses for all the applications installed on your systems.

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.