Definition

run book

In a computer system or network, a run book is a written set of procedures for the routine and exceptional operation of the system or network by an administrator or operator. Typically, a run book will contain procedures for starting, stopping, and monitoring the system or network; for handling special requests such as the mounting of a storage device containing archived material; and for handling problems that may arise.

This was last updated in April 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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