Fwd: [BSDcert] junior, senior system administrator (?)
"Frédéric \"nissen\" Baujard"
nissen at gaeia.org
Wed Mar 23 16:33:54 EST 2005
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Aaron Glenn wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:51:59 -0500, Bret Lambert
> <blambert at thepresidency.org> wrote:
>> This is a convoluted subject. One person's standard is another
>> person's bugaboo. Frankly, I don't think that app-specific
>> knowledge should be required, unless it's a) integral to the
>> functioning of a network/system and b) ubiquitous (OpenSSH and
>> tcpdump come to mind as fitting both). Even if a tool meets the
>> above requirements, what if the tool accepts different arguments
>> on each BSD?
> The question is: if it's included in the default installation, is
> it not fair game to test one's knowledge of it? Are we certifying
> stricly BSD specific knowledge, or the ability to provision,
> deploy, administer, and monitor a BSD machine? Either way, if a
> tool included in the base system has different flags accorss
> different BSD's (a nitpick, but valid one nonetheless) then that's
> something a "BSD Certified Administrator" should be aware of, I
Effectively, if a tool is providing in the standard installation
test a knowledge about it. But i think about sendmail, it is the MTA
Is it possible to test just the mechanism of a MTA in general and
in particular ?
With that, you can estimate the level in general configuration.
And i go to
read the archives to see if i repeat nobody.
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