I want to become a Unix Systems Admin...?

I want to become a UnixSysAdmin but have no on the job experience, what is the best way to enter this career field with few or no college classes?

Asked By: who-reply - 6/26/2006
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The best way can vary from place to place, but I can tell you how I did it after 20 years as an aircraft mechanic in the Navy, I went to work as a computer machine operator. Loading tapes, putting paper in the printers, and learned console operations on the mainframe. While doing that, I studied Unix, and when the... More
Answered By: mapleguy - 6/26/2006
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I'm a sys admin....
Answered By: Ginny C & Hobie D - 6/26/2006
Start out by looking for positions within a business' computer room or data center. Things like pulling and connecting cables, delivering reports, tape library, call desk, moving PCs, and yes... even making copies. Once you're in the door, then you'll be able to network with other people from whom you can learn the... More
Answered By: cptdrinian - 6/26/2006
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