A system manager or a system administrator is responsible for the health of one or more systems and the applications residing on those systems.  This may include

  • installation and configuration of the operating system
  • formatting, partitioning, and set up of disks, storage arrays, RAID, SAN, NAS
  • monitoring, troubleshooting, performance management, and configuration of automated monitoring tools.
  • network configuration, firewalls, routers, switches, DNS, DHCP
  • patching, updating, setting up kick-start on blades
  • virtualization
  • printer services, accounts, email configuration, web servers
  • and much more.

Below are some postings showing some of my system administration experience.

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