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Abstracts - 12th Systems Administration Conference (LISA '98)

A Configuration Distribution System for Heterogeneous Networks

Glêdson Elias da Silveira - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Fabio Q. B. da Silva - Federal University of Pernambuco


This article presents a configuration distribution system that assists system administrators with the tasks of host and service installation, configuration and crash recovery on large and heterogeneous networks. The objective of this article is twofold. First, to introduce the system's modular architecture. Second, to describe the platform independent protocol designed to support fast and reliable configuration propagation.
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