Re: Best explanation why NOT to run as administrator/root

Subject: Re: Best explanation why NOT to run as administrator/root
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 08:05:01 +0800 (WST)

>From the dawn of the web, there's the famous UNIX Admin Horror Stories:
http://www.softpanorama.org/Admin/Horror_stories/History/horror_stories_v11.txt

The unifying theme is 'people with root access who thought they knew what they were doing'.

"Experience keeps the most expensive school but fools are unable to learn in any other."

Stuart
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