IRIX® Admin: Backup, Security, and Accounting

Document Number: 007-2862-008


Written by Karen Johnson, Jeffrey B. Zurschmeide, John Raithel, Terry Schultz, and Bill Tuthill

Revised by Ken Jones

Illustrated by Dany Galgani

Production by Karen Jacobson and Ken Jones

Engineering contributions by Rob Bradshaw, Chuck Bullis, Robert Clark, Max Matveev, Dave Olson, Rebecca Underwood, Vesna Vrdoljak, Supriya Wickrematillake, Laura Wirth-Peters, and Donna Yobs.

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Record of Revision

Revision 004February 1999 
Incorporates information for the IRIX 6.5.3 release.

Revision 005May 2003 
Updated to support the IRIX 6.5.20 release.

Revision 006November 2003 
Updated to support the IRIX 6.5.22 release.

Revision 007August 2004 
Updated to support the IRIX 6.5.25 release.

Revision 008October 2005 
Miscellaneous corrections.