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Server+ Certification Training Guide by Server+ Certified Technician Elton Jernigan

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Installing Service Tools

  • 2.7 Install service tools (SNMP, backup software, system monitoring agents, event logs, etc.)

    • Install and configure SNMP

    • Install backup software

    • Install anti-virus software

    • Install system monitor agents

    • Configure event log(s)

    • Configure swap file(s)

After installing the network server operating system, it is time to install a variety of service tools. These software tools perform many useful functions on the network server. Installation of any of these “service tools” usually requires “supervisor” permissions on the network server.

To facilitate the management of the network server, you should install and configure the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). SNMP is covered in detail in Chapter 5, “4.0—Proactive Maintenance.” ...

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