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What are the responsibilities of a systems administrator?

What are the responsibilities of a systems administrator?

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A system administrator (sometimes abbreviated as sysadmin) is a person who is responsible for managing a multi-user computing environment, such as a local area network (LAN). The responsibilities of the system administrator typically include: installing and configuring system hardware and software; establishing and managing user accounts; upgrading software; and backup and recovery tasks.

This was first published in January 2005

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