Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Sep 2007 23:08 UTC
General Development As a system administrator, you run across numerous challenges and problems. Managing users, disk space, processes, devices, and backups can cause many system administrators to lose their hair, good humor, or sanity. Shell scripts can help, but they often have frustrating limitations. This is where a full-featured scripting language, such as Python, can turn a tedious task into an easy one. Python is a scripting language that looks like it was made for system administrators.
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walterbyrd
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2005-12-31

Here is the start to a series of six articles about "Python in Systems Administration."

http://www.samag.com/documents/s=8964/sam0312a/0312a.htm

Fairly informative, worth reading.

Also, I think O'Reilly is publishing a book about Python in sys admin next year.

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