LAN administrator

LAN administrator

(job)
A person who installs and maintains LAN hardware and software. A LAN administrator troubleshoots network usage and computer peripherals. He installs new users, performs system backups and data recovery, and resolves LAN communications problems.
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Others support network intrusion detection through port mirroring, allowing the LAN administrator to selectively monitor specific switch ports from intrusion-detection management consoles.
Using the service, a LAN administrator can have all of the latest technical and marketing support information from Banyan delivered automatically to the desktop as well as to other workstations on the LAN.
The responsibility for ensuring that a network runs smoothly falls to the LAN administrator.
In smaller organizations, which may have, for example, several interconnected LANs, possibly from different vendors and based on different technologies, the LAN administrator may also be the network manager.
Successful documentation must include a diary of network-related events, comments, and experiences as recorded by the LAN administrator.
After a discussion with the LAN administrator, we decided to create a generic "library" login ID with limited LAN access for the public access terminal at our circulation desk, so that we could turn it on, log in, and leave it on all day.
The LAN administrator will have to devote a regular portion of his or her work schedule to training activities.
It is great to see all of our agents on the IS staff become a team," said Laurie Brueggeman, LAN Administrator at Polaris Industries.
Preplanning, budget, the request for proposals, the LAN administrator and other staff are discussed as well.
It is much more difficult to forecast the probable cost of training a LAN administrator, the administrator's assistants (where they aTe necessary), and the library staff.
Most networks start out with just a couple of workstations," says Paul Howard, LAN administrator at LensCrafers.