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System Manageability

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The greatest need for improving the manageability of Linux systems is to provide a standard programming interface – an API – for system management functions.

The API should be a low-level interface that provides the needed control over managed systems. It should also support a higher level abstraction, making it easy for system administrators to use it for routine tasks.

The API should support scripting and CLI use. Studies at Red Hat have shown that roughly 75% of Linux system administrators use CLI and scripts. They manage remote systems by logging in through SSH and running the CLI and scripts locally.

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