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From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
Common contraction of ?system admin?; see admin.
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
Activities performed by a system administrator (or
"admin", "sysadmin", "site admin") such as monitoring security
configuration, managing allocation of user names and
passwords, monitoring disk space and other resource use,
performing backups, and setting up new hardware and
system administrators often also help users, though in a large
organisation this may be a separate job.
Compare postmaster, sysop, system management, systems
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