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What software do I need for a network with these positions?

by IT1924-25113282568565243224061131170821 / February 21, 2013 7:26 AM PST

I would like a simple list of the software that is needed for certain positions within the company.

web admin
database admin
network admin

Thanks!

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What Software would I need
by DARETOEXPOSE / February 21, 2013 7:41 AM PST

You will need the full version of the software you intend to use for your company. For Web administrators, HTML, XML, try to avoid java script to prevent hijacking and redirects of the legit web sites or use any web development software you feel comfortable with.
DataBase administrator, I would suggest something no one is using such as Access or Excel they have web capabilities when using Frontpage or html.
Network Administrator the best is NT 4.0 if you can find it. The Windows operation is a triple operating system, it has networking in safe mode, server capabilities with mmc snapins or purchase a windows server for full control of your web admin, and database admin duties. I would not recommend upgrades, these are usually malware/spyware operating systems that uses Remote terminals from an unknown location to boot your computers, networks, and servers. Avoid upgrades RT's they are dangerous. There is no support from Microsoft with RT Eulas'.

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(NT) Thanks so much! Very helpful!
by IT1924-25113282568565243224061131170821 / February 21, 2013 7:46 AM PST
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None required.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 21, 2013 7:31 AM PST

All the web, database and networks we have at our office have all the controls we need to administer them.

But let me guess here a little. I'm running into folk that have never administered such systems and they are looking for apps to control such -> without <- having to learn what these systems are.
Bob

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Software for client/server
by IT1924-25113282568565243224061131170821 / February 21, 2013 7:39 AM PST
In reply to: None required.

What I mean about software is for example a database admin would have oracle or DB2 installed somewhere.

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Such software comes with the items noted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 22, 2013 1:31 AM PST

There are more titles you can add later but if you install one of those products, then the admin software is included.

As luck would have it, I've used such over the years. Well, not DB2 but have gone to seminars about DB2. It's rare to see that in the companies and circles I run. Today they tend to go with MySQL.
Bob

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(NT) Ok great thanks
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