sadm (sadm_ui.sh)

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This is the SADMIN System Adminstration Menu, for the moment there are three items in the System ADMinistrator main menu, but others will be added. This tool is available from the terminal and is very simple to use.

NAME

sadm (sadm_ui.sh)
System Administration Menu (In construction)

$SADMIN/bin/sadm (sadm_ui.sh) - v2.2
Posted 2021-06-14 - Updated 2021-06-30
Supported on Linux
Can be executed on a client and on the SADMIN Server.

DESCRIPTION

This is the SADMIN System Adminstration Menu, for the moment there are three items in the System ADMinistrator main menu, but others will be added. This tool is available from the terminal and is very simple to use.

To start the System Administrator Menu (sadm), just type the following command ;

$ sudo sadm


Example of the System Administration Main Menu SADM Main Menu

Example of the RPM Package Tools Menu SADM RPM Package Menu

Example of the APT Package Tools Menu SADM APT Package Menu

As an example, we will use the “Filesystem Tools”, so from the “Main Menu” choose option ´1’ and press [ENTER]. SADM Filesystem Menu

  • To create a filesystem, enter ‘1’ and press [ENTER].
  • You need to enter all the information needed to create the filesystem.
  • For example, in order to specify the size of the filesystem to create, press ‘3’ and [ENTER], specify the MB desired and press [ENTER].
  • When all information is entered, press ‘P’ to proceed with the creation.
  • You will be asked to confirm you choice and then the filesystem will be created. SADM Enter Filesystem Parameters

All the step performed to create and deliver a healthy (even after reboot, the file “/etc/fstab” is updated automatically) filesystem to the user are display on the screen. If there were to be an error, it will be displayed and the process will be aborted.

SADM Filesystem creation

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ENVIRONMENT

  • The “$SADMIN” environment variable must be defined and contains the root directory of the SADMIN tools (normally /opt/sadmin). It should be already done, the setup script have updated the ‘/etc/profile.d/sadmin.sh’ and the ‘/etc/environment’ files.
  • The SADMIN configuration file, is needed and loaded in memory at the beginning of every scripts. This file should already exist and contains your SADMIN configuration and preference setting.
  • For Shell script the Shell Library is used and for Python script the Python Library is used.

EXIT STATUS

Exit Code Description
0 An exit status of zero indicates success.
1 Failure is indicated by a nonzero value, typically ‘1’.

AUTHOR

Jacques Duplessis
Any suggestions or bug report can be submitted at the support page

Copyright © 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software, you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Link to … Description
sadm_requirements.sh List/install required SADMIN tools packages
sadm_sysmon_tui.pl Command line summary of alerts and failed scripts of all your servers.
sadmlib_screen.sh SADMIN screen oriented library
sadmlib_std_demo.sh SADMIN shell library functions demo
sadmlib_std_demo.py SADMIN python library functions demo
sadmin.cfg SADMIN main configuration file
sdf sadmin version of the ‘df’ command.
sadm System Administration Tools Menu