Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Egoburp: Tricks of the Trade #1

Nov 29, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Josh Gentry)

"All system and network administrators have had the palm sweating experience of changing the IP address of a device while being logged into it from a remote location. In theory it should usually not be a problem. In practice typos, overlooked details, unforseen consequences and plain stupid mistakes have caused all those same admins to at some time have left a device in a broken state and no longer able to login into it. If the device is across the state, country or the world, or just at a location that is difficult to get access to, it is just not fun. Especially if customers are without service as a result..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: