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LISA '03: 17th Large Installation Systems Administration Conference, October 26-31, 2003, San Diego, CA
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At a Glance


Technical Sessions

Guru Sessions









Program PDF


Past Proceedings


Author Instructions

Speaker Instructions

Call for Papers


Bring Your Laptop!
USENIX is pleased to offer Internet connectivity at LISA '03 via an open, unsecured 802.11b WiFi network. USENIX has a limited number of wireless cards to lend to those without. The network issues NAT'd 10.0/16 addresses via DHCP or static assignment. If you have questions, please send email to A laptop drop room will be available. Access to terminals at the conference will be extremely limited.

Conference Proceedings
Those registered for the technical sessions will receive a complimentary copy of the printed Proceedings. Additional copies of the Proceedings and the CD-ROM, which includes both the Proceedings and tutorial presentations, will be available for purchase at the USENIX/ SAGE membership booth. To order copies after the conference, see

Conference Schedule in iCalendar Format
Download the conference schedule to your favorite calendar program. iCalendar files are available for the technical sessions and the training program.

LISA Message Desk
If people need to reach you, please have them call 619-297-6006 and ask to be connected to the USENIX registration desk. The message center will be open Sunday, October 26, through Friday, October 31, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Messages will be posted near the registration desk in the Atlas Ballroom Foyer.

USENIX & SAGE Membership Booth
Visit our booth in the registration area to say hello to the staff and pick up your free conference T-shirt. A limited number of T-shirts may also be purchased for $10 each. Download the conference schedule to your Palm Pilot or Handspring Visor. When you complete the Attendee Survey, pick up your thank-you gift here. Join or renew your membership in USENIX and SAGE and get a free copy of ;login:. Purchase the latest SAGE booklet, Documentation Writing for System Administrators, by Mark C. Langston. Also for sale: USENIX & SAGE T-shirts, SAGE booklets, the LISA '03 and USENIX '03 CD-ROMs, and proceedings from past USENIX conferences.

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