System mangler



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A humorous synonym for “system manager”, possibly from the fact that one major IBM operating system had a root account called SYSMANGR. The term refers specifically to a systems programmer in charge of administration, software maintenance, and updates at some site. Unlike admin, this term emphasises the technical end of the skills involved.
[Jargon File]
(1995-11-10)

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