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From Thinnet to 10base-T, From Sys Admin to Network Manager

Arnold de Leon
Synopsys, Inc.


Once you have more than one computer at a site, a network is usually required. Often the system administrator also becomes responsible for the network. This becomes yet another task on an already full schedule. To be a successful system administrator, you need a working network; therefore, you now have to become the network manager with a limited amount of time. I will go through the techniques and strategies, including examples from the implementation used at Synopsys, for supporting a network in your spare time.

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