IRIX® Admin: Backup, Security, and Accounting

Document Number: 007-2862-005


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

Illustrated by Dany Galgani

Production by Karen Jacobson

Engineering contributions by Rob Bradshaw, Chuck Bullis, Robert Clark, 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.