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Old Unix and Linux 01-23-2007
magasem magasem is offline
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Can any one tell me what are the Requirements for any system administrator to be a system administrators (After taking all the courses for IBM or the the track that requires only during your job).
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Dear magasem

really it depends on what system you might have, but generally speaking you should be able to manage the following:

1- AIX installation and maintenance and all the required upgrading.
2- configuring and adding any new hardware or any type of peripherals to your system and monitor their working status.
3- monitoring the system performance during peak hours and suggest and recommend upgrading if bottlenecks occurs.
4- storage management and monitoring the resources' usage periodically.
5- the most important, backing up the overall VG's and the ability to restore if required.

and many more depending on what your system is doing.


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