1. D

    make periodic not run while load=value

    Hi, I'd like to know if it's possible for periodic to avoid running when load is high. Periodically the server runs some jobs. Sometimes they might complete in 30 mins. Sometimes 3 hrs. When jobs are running, load is over 3 (300%). I want periodic to look for the load and if it's over that...
  2. F

    How to create/add a system account

    Hi Forums This one has been bugging me for quite some time now: how do you create (or remove, for that matter) a "system account" in FreeBSD? The Handbook's section mentions "Systems Accounts" and what they are used for (to run software), but does not say how to set one up: Users and...
  3. spmzt

    Solved FreeBSD for sysadmin

    How to Become a FreeBSD Systems Administrator?
  4. Jared Manning

    I'm interested in studying operating systems

    Specifically UNIX-like administration and (eventually) low-level development. I'm currently studying for my CCNA Routing & Switching and the like to get me in the job market. There is no way I can currently consider taking out a college loan in the US, so I'm looking for books or online...