[Seattle-SAGE] Next Meeting is Thursday March 10

Scott McDermott scottm at octaldream.com
Mon Mar 7 06:00:00 PST 2005


The next Seattle SAGE meeting is Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 7pm.

The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the University
of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the EE Department's
web site below. Parking is $4 after 4pm.

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Next meeting: Thursday March 10, 2005 at 7:00 PM
       Topic: "Backing up 1500 Mac clients
              (or How big is your backup window?)"
          By: Chris Kacoroski <kacoroski at comcast.net>
    Location: Department of Electrical Engineering (EE1 Building)
              University of Washington
              Seattle, WA
  Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/directions.html
    Web Site: http://www.seattle-sage.org/
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Abstract:

Technology management requested a more reliable system to backup 1500
Mac OSX staff workstations.  The current system required the user to be
logged in, provided no feedback on the status of backup, and made it
very easy to for the user to delete their data instead of backing it up.
This talk will discuss the options considered, problems faced, and then
go into detail on the solution choosen and the results.

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Short Bio:

Ski is currently Unix Admin at the Northshore School District responsible
for 75 Mac OSX, Sun, and Linux servers and trying to figure out how to
better manage 6000 Mac OSX workstations.  When not working at Northshore,
Ski advises customers on technology issues as the owner of CCK Technology
and travels in his 1971 Cortez motorhome with his wife, two daughters, 2
cats, and dog.

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This is FREE and open to the public and a wonderful opportunity.

The Seattle SAGE Group (SSG) is a local group for systems & network
administrators in the Seattle and Pacific northwest areas (North
Western Washington). We are a local chapter of SAGE, but SAGE / USENIX
membership is not a requirement.  We sponsor a regular monthly meeting
open to the public on the second Thursday if each month at 7 p.m.

Check out our Web site for more information:
     http://www.seattle-sage.org/



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