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Best Practices documentation provides you with a recommended method to handle a task, rather than presenting all of the options available. The recommendation might depend on your configuration environment.

For example, there might be different Best Practices for performing a particular task on a Web server versus a file server.

Best Practices documentation is available for the following topics.

Best Practices Topics

» System Management
Topics include operating system installation, updating installations, cloning configurations, and other system management-related topics.

» Networking
Topics include routing, gated, how to deploy IPv6, and other network-related topics.

» Cluster Management
Topics include configuring high availability clusters, cluster recovery, rolling upgrades, and similar cluster-related topics.  
New postings 9 October 2006

» Internet Management
Topics include planning and configuring mail services, setting up and configuring servers, and other Internet-related topics.  
New postings 5 May 2006

» Security
Topics include debugging with audit and the information necessary to configure security features for Tru64 UNIX Version 4.0G and Version 5.1A.

» Printing
Topics include upgrading and configuring Advanced Printing Software in a TruCluster Server environment, and configuring unsupported third-party printers.

» Programming
Topics include how to launch the Component Object Module (COM) server application and how to use the Compaq C compiler.

» Compaq Insight Manager
Topics include configuring SNMP for threshold set and trap operations and updating Compaq Management agents for Tru64 UNIX from the management CD.

» Miscellaneous Topics
Topics include customizing the CDE front panel and setting up and using the diskette driver.

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