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Openfire Administration by Mayank Sharma

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Chapter 6. Effectively Managing Users

The difference between a hassled always-on-the-job admin and an admin who has plenty of time to dress for a lovely date in the evening, is how effectively they manage their users. As any admin knows, managing users is one thing, but managing users effectively takes something special—from both you and the server software. In this chapter, I'll show you some tips and tricks that you can use to become a happy-go-lucky system admin. But finding a beautiful date is beyond the scope of this book!

Despite the way it sounds, managing users isn't an all-involving activity—at least it shouldn't be. Most system administrators tend to follow the "install-it-forget-it" methodology to running their servers. You can do so ...

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