Copyright, Permissions, and Attribution


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The Lone Sysadmin by Robert D. Plankers is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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All content on this web site, including but not limited to images, text, audio, video, and design characteristics, is copyright (C) 2005-2014 Robert D. Plankers. All rights reserved.

You may use content from this site non-commercially, and adapt content so long as you reshare it with exactly the same license as me. If you run ads on your web site and republish my content you are using my content commercially and in violation of these terms.


Those seeking rights to republish material outside of the license assigned above may contact me via email at to gain written permission to do so. Please initially include where the republication or derivative work will exist and the audience size. When I have responded with positive written permission you may proceed, subject to the attribution requirements below.


Those seeking to republish or create derivative works must credit me. You may do so by referencing “Bob Plankers” or “The Lone Sysadmin” and hyperlinking that reference without “nofollow” parameters to “” or to the specific permalink of the relevant material.

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