[CentOS] Re: Reseted net statistics

Mon May 12 23:17:01 UTC 2008
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 5-11-2008 2:56 AM happymaster23 spake the following:
> Hi all,
> sometimes I�m checking status of my server with phpSysInfo, always is 
> all right, but at May 8 I was experienced a "big deviation". My machine 
> was online for 12 days, but net statistics are  reseted. I was checked 
> /proc/net/dev and there are reseted net statistics too. How is this 
> possible?
> Just before I was experienced this problem I was updating two packages 
> with yum (perl-HTML-Parser.i386 3.56-5.el5 and epel-release.noarch 5-3). 
> In /var/log/messages is nothing about it. At the same day someone 
> attemped to log in to ssh (attack was about 10 hours long, but its 
> impossible to break my server -

Keep fooling yourself. Difficult to breal into-- maybe, but impossible -- I 
really doubt it. Every server can be broken into. Just some of them aren't 
worth the time it might take.

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