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Administrator Manual


Administrator Manual


Aegir is a powerful system that provides you with a lot of opportunities and methods for managing your sites.

These methods come in the form of 'tasks' which can be applied against the various entities that Aegir manages. Such entities include:

  • Servers
  • Platforms
  • Sites

This section 'Using Aegir' outlines all the various tasks you'll likely be performing against these entities and how to get the most out of your Aegir system. In doing so, it also represents the recommended 'best practices' associated with achieving certain results (such as upgrading sites).

This section can be read in any order. Choose a specific activity or task from the table of contents to get started or work your way through all the various tasks at your leisure.

Need help?


The notebook section provides a way for you to store and share information with your group members. With the book feature you can:

  • Add book pages and organize them hierarchically into different books.
  • Attach files to pages to share them with others.
  • Track changes that others have made and revert changes as necessary.
  • Archive books that are no longer of interest to the group. Archived books can be reactivated later if needed.