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2004 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 27-July 2, 2004, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
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Sysadmin icon Interested in all things related to system administration? USENIX '04 is the place to get your questions answered.

  • Follow the latest trends and debates in the one-day SIG sessions—new this year.
  • Pick and choose the sessions that best fit your interests.
  • Enhance your skills with the in-depth training program.
  • Check out the latest developments and interesting applications in the General and FREENIX tracks.
  • Bring your most difficult questions to the experts at the Guru Is In sessions.

Below is a list of training sessions, plenary sessions, refereed paper sessions, and SIG and Guru sessions related to system administration. Pick and choose sessions to create the conference you need!

S2: Next Generation Storage Networking and Data Protection

S3: Linux Network Service Administration

S4: Network Security Protocols: Theory and Current Standards

S5: Advanced Solaris System Administration Topics

M2: Solaris Internals & Architecture: Performance and Resource Management

M3: Linux Systems Administration

M4: Network Security Profiles: Protocol Threats, Intrusion Classes, and How Hackers Find Exploits

M5: Advanced Perl Programming

T1: Network Security Assessments Workshop (Day 1)

T3: Administering Linux in Production Environments

T5: System Log Aggregation, Statistics, and Analysis

W1: Network Security Assessments Workshop (Day 2)

W3: Beyond Shell Scripts: 21st-Century Automation Tools and Techniques

W4: Advanced Technology in Sendmail

W5: System and Network Monitoring: Tools in Depth

R2: Implementing LDAP Directories

R4: But Is It UNIX? A Mac OS X Administrator's Survival Guide

F2: Managing Samba 2.2 & 3.0

F4: System and Network Performance Tuning

F5: Defeating Junk/Spam Email

Plenary Sessions
T: Network Complexity: How Do I Manage All of This?

F: The State of the Spam

Refereed Paper Sessions
M: Swimming in a Sea of Data

M: Network Performance

T: Overlays in Practice

SIG Sessions
M: Automating System and Storage Configuration

M: System Administration: The Big Picture

M: Large Storage

R: Making Hardware Just Work

R: Custom Debian Distributions

Guru Sessions
T: NFS Deployment for High Performance

T: Lessons from the Trenches: Enterprise Wireless LANs

W: Deploying Samba

R: Deploying the Lustre Cluster File Systems

R: Sysadmin Management/General

F: Practical IPv6 Deployment

F: Experiences with Voice over IP

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