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sys·ad·min

 (sĭs′əd-mĭn′)
n.
A system administrator.

sysadmin

(ˈsɪsədˌmɪn)
n
(Computer Science) informal a computer system administrator

sysadmin

The person responsible for maintaining the operation of a computer system. A contraction of “system administrator.”
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PhishTank argues that by making its blacklist available free of charge, consumers are better protected since more support staff at ISPs and sysadmins are informed of compromised websites in need of cleanup.
The sysadmin can check my password but is not the one who sees it every time I logon.
A sysadmin must reconfigure the world from inside the husk of his corporate building.
To accomplish this, four different roles were defined for the platform: sysadmin, secretary, professor and student.
While Mitnick's tone can sometimes take on the patronising edge of a smart-Alec sysadmin, he is never too damning.
This conference, hosted by the SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS) Institute, offers hands-on security training in firewalls, perimeter protection and VPNs.
The Times apparently had three problems, which opened the gateways: Misconfigured proxy servers to let the hacker in; overly helpful internal help files to point him (or her) in the right direction, and poor password security "from someone with sysadmin capability" to allow him to create his own account.
Consequently, many people who are not true DBAs are pressed into service, perhaps a Windows SysAdmin or the lead developer on an application using a SQL Server back end, so-called "accidental DBAs.
Even in small companies there is usually a sysadmin and backup
Sailors will be required to hold the new SYSADMIN NEC before being allowed to enroll in more advanced NEC training (i.
LOPSA provides educational and networking opportunities, a forum for support and ideas, and an active community engaged in discussion of sysadmin issues.