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micromanuals

What is a micromanual?

To understand what a micromanual is, we first need to revisit what a standard IT/computer book or manual looks like. Typically it will run into the size of several hundred pages, most of which the average power user will rarely use. Unless designed to be a generic/high level overview, most manuals fail for the simple reason that they present too many topics without the right level of depth.

On the other hand, a micromanual is instead a short, concise guide aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of, and instructions for a specific topic in as small a space as possible.

The three principles of a micromanual are:

Free micromanuals

Title Description Download
NetWorker Power Users Guide to nsradmin Targeted at people who have good experience with NetWorker at the GUI level but have not previously worked with nsradmin, this micromanual will take you through an comprehensive introductory overview before diving into some advanced nsradmin topics such as scripting and bulk updates. Registration
Configuring LinuxVTL with NetWorker The LinuxVTL project exists to provide an open source, free VTL based on LinuxVTL that can be used for development, testing and training purposes. This micromanual provides a step by step guide for configuring LinuxVTL with NetWorker. Registration

Upcoming micromanuals

As time and options permit, additional micromanuals will be produced.

Planned topics include:

Be sure to check the site regularly for updated topics and to check for micromanual releases.

Preston de Guise