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After the network is set, really exist any difference between both roles?

According to first Google results, network admin tasks after configure the network is check firewalls, proxies, create and manage accounts.... same duties as a system admin.

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when is a network ever "set"? –  ceejayoz Dec 14 '12 at 18:40
    
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If your network or servers are ever "set", you've failed your job. There's preventative maintenance, patching, upgrading, new features to implement, automation to implement, etc etc.

Systems people tend to focus on doing this to servers hardware and OSes, network people tend to focus on this for switching and routing. They're just job titles though, plenty of people cross both boundaries.

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