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This ebook techniques procedure management in a realistic means and is a useful reference for either new directors and skilled execs. It information most sensible practices for each side of procedure management, together with garage administration, community layout and management, e-mail, hosting, scripting, software program configuration administration, functionality research, home windows interoperability, virtualization, DNS, safeguard, administration of IT carrier organisations, and masses extra. UNIX® and Linux® method management instruction manual, Fourth version, reflects the present models of those working systems:

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