Twenty Tricky SysAdmin Tasks… And How to Approach Them

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Wikis and SharePoint sites can also be a great help in creating and maintaining an internal knowledge base of troubleshooting tips and tricks, as well as how-to documents relevant to your environment. Focus more on content than format, as the idea here is to make it simple to maintain, not necessarily pretty. As each admin or service desk user adds to the content, you can start to work on format and keywords, but both wikis and SharePoint have great search capabilities, so you can quickly find content that can help you resolve issues.

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.

 

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