This support section will provide documentation on various topics of general use to researchers, systems administrators, and others on campus.
We support the following packages used in Systems Administration and configuration management.
We have a section of howtos and documentation on common Linux systems administration tasks.
We have some documentation on security from a user's standpoint.
We have some documentation on MegaCLI from an admin's standpoint.
The following software packages are very useful in systems administration. We use many of them extensively. These pages document how we use them.
APT is a package manager that is used primarily on Debian-based linux systems.
Modules is a environment manager that makes software available to users. We use it extensively on our clusters.
We use puppet extensively internally for both our infrastructure, cluster, and configuration management.
RPM is a package manager that is used primarily on RedHat-based linux systems.
dokuwiki is a package manager that is used primarily on RedHat-based linux systems.
BackupPC is an efficient backup system for centrally backing up remote systems.