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Re: PM Confessional

by raybies (Chaplain)
on Jan 15, 2011 at 21:34 UTC ( #882476=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to PM Confessional

My teamlead, who's a great C# programmer but doesn't know squat about Linux, deleted the /etc directory of our main linux fileserver as root.

After that we disabled his ability to rm anything... replacing the rm command with a backup feature... I think it was a perl script. :)


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Re^2: PM Confessional
by MidLifeXis (Monsignor) on Jan 18, 2011 at 15:48 UTC

    and he still had root access? :-)


      Heh. Yeah, it's funny how often managers and bosses think that because they're boss they have to have root. Essentially we've neutered root, unless you have some minimal linux skillz, which luckily haven't shown any sign of appearing lately.


Re^2: PM Confessional
by linuxkid (Sexton) on Aug 03, 2012 at 01:25 UTC

    you created another user w/ the uid of 0 right?


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