Can refer to either the plural of job meaning profession or Steve Jobs (former Apple CEO).

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SSIS Execute from Job on server - Show Colors on package

We are running SSIS on SQL Server 2008 R2 I have a SSIS package that gets executed from a job on the server ever morning and it can take a few hours to complete. When you execute the package from ...
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FTP backup for site & Database - Rackspace Cloud Sites

I need help creating a backup script for Rackspace Cloud sites. The sites need daily backups for both the web site & their mysql databases (some sites have as many as 4 databases), the backups ...
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Sharing responsibilities within a SysAdmin team

I used to work in a small System Administration team that consisted of 3 members. We each had our own area: E-mail Server build and monitoring File sharing I am not sure if this is typical but it ...
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Why does BitsAdmin.exe not finish a download and leaves just a tmp file?

Still learning how to use BitsAdmin.exe in batch files. Here is my script, which fails to finish downloading a file, and leaves just a temp file called "BIT851.tmp" on my desktop. Any idea what I am ...
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Can I delete my configuration files after submitting a job?

If I submit a set of jobs using PBS in this way: for f in configfiles do qsub [options] ./script.sh $f done Can I remove the config files as soon as the job has been submitted, e.g.: for f in ...
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Linux Background PHP process

Ok, this seems really weird. When I am running a php script from the command line with & at the end to run it in the background, it's immediately stopped. I tried it on another server and it ...
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How much is paid to a Junior and Advanced System Administrator? [closed]

trying to understand, according to SAGE levels in http://www.sage.org/pubs/8_jobs/chapter1.pdf, how much should be paid to a Level II and Level III sysadmins. Thanks.
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IT Assistant salary for college student [closed]

How much should a person working as an IT Assistant doing intranet development on drupal and anything else needed to be done with the computers/network at any of our five locations supporting ~150 ...
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Difference between a “Network Engineer” and “IP Engineer”

Is there any PRACTICAL difference between a "Network Engineer" and an "IP Engineer" ?
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how to see the the status of cron jobs in websites using linux

my website developer told me that Cron jobs are scheduled. but nothing seems to be getting updates on the website. Please suggest how / where to check the status of cron jobs execution. Please help. ...
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How to get hudson to parse the pom then add my own build goals

Does anyone know how to make hudson parse the pom.xml for a maven project, then allow the user to add the goals to each sub module? I am trying to write a script that will automate adding this but I ...
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SQL Server 2008 (SSMS) : Find next run date for a job

I would like to know if there is a way to get the next time a job is supposed to be running in SQL Server 2008, using a T-SQL query or even in SSMS if possible, without having to consult all the ...
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Send sql server job alert only when a query has rows to return

I have a query that checks if we've made sales of a particular stock item select * from merchand_history where stock_code = 'zzz007' and create_timestamp >= getdate() order by create_timestamp ...
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Is it dangerous to have several parallel jobs create the same directory at the same time?

Is it dangerous to have several parallel jobs create the same directory using mkdir -p? (This is under Linux.) In my case, I send many jobs to a SUN grid to process them in parallel, and some of ...
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What is 'FizzBuzz' for system administrators? [closed]

FizzBuzz is a simple test of programing ability, often used by employers to weed out people who can't actually program. Is there an equivalent test for system administrators and general IT guys? ...
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Running “Rebuild Index” maintenance plan with “Online indexing”

I am using Windows Server 2003 SP 2 and SQL Server 2005 Enterprise edition I am creating a "Rebuild Index" job for a particular database and I am successfully able to run the job. But when I try to ...
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SQL Server Sync Jobs Betwen Primary and Secondary Server…any script?

Please anybody suggest me how to write a script which compares the jobs on the primary and the secondary server. Thanks, Venk
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Tivoli Workload Scheduler

I'm being forced to work primarily with a Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS). My impression so far is that it is not user friendly to install and use and that has some strange aspects in its interface ...
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What is the pay/employment difference between Linux and Windows jobs [closed]

I am planning on getting my certification in windows or linux. I know windows better then I do linux but I am no stranger to Linux. I really do enjoy windows environments better but i am also thinking ...
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Where do cPanel cron jobs run from?

Does anyone know the folder where cPanel cron jobs are ran from? I was using a command that stores the contents and now I need to flush that data out of that folder. Thanks.
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Workplace Investigation [closed]

Not exactly a system administrator problem, I'll admit - however, ServerFault seems like the only active place where sysadmins are gathering, bar usenet. As part of the South Australian Certificate of ...
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Documenting Job Schedules?

Once upon a time, I thought I found the perfect way to document all scheduled jobs across all servers. I used Google Calendar and created a cal for each server and then added all the jobs as scheduled ...
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How to script SQL Server Jobs for migration

When migrating servers, how can I easily script all my SQL Server Jobs onto a new machine? NOTE Not accepting "backup msdb" as the answer.
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What happens if I disconnect when running a background process?

In both scenarios: SSH access Direct access