[Seattle-SAGE] Next meeting is Thursday April *21*

Scott McDermott scottm at octaldream.com
Tue Apr 12 11:27:04 PDT 2005


[Note this is the THIRD Thursday, not the SECOND. The meeting has been moved
to work around USENIX.]

The next Seattle SAGE meeting is Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 7pm.

FREE FOOD! There will be refreshments sponsored by Silicon Mechanics.
Check them out at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/

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 April 21, 2005 at 7:00 PM
         Topic: "Kickstart & cfengine
                (or You start by thinking of Linux as a motorcycle...)"
     Presenter: Jeremy Mates <jmates at sial.org>
      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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Talk Abstract:

RedHat Linux maintenance with KickStart and CFEngine: examples and
lessons learned. Overview of custom modules for user, group, and printer
management. Discuss centralized administration practices and comparative
tools as time permits.

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Short Bio:

Jeremy Mates is a systems administrator for the department of Genome
Sciences at the University of Washington.  Primary responsibilities
include developing and supporting the network, Mac OS, mail, printing,
unix, and web services in the department.

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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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