[CentOS] mysterious weekly shutdown

Mon Apr 12 18:46:49 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

> On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 13:43 -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> *This, I don't understand. Either freeads or frankcox shut the system
>> down, it looks like to me. Could your account have been compromised?
> I'm starting to wonder about freeads, actually.  That account is
> generally left logged-in from the main office and I wonder who might
> have been in the office on Saturday.  I'm going to do some
> investigation.

Does the machine that that account is logged on from fire up a
screen-locking screen saver after some reasonable amount of inactivity
(like 20 min or so?)
> frankcox is my vnc session on that machine.

Guessed that.
> That machine doesn't talk to the outside world directly; you have to go
> through another one first.  And the "other one" is acting fine.

So something is happening on this machine.