[CentOS] Finding DHCP IP of guest system

Mon Jul 19 15:26:56 UTC 2010
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 10:09:37AM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Jay Leafey wrote:

> > As far as paranoia goes, one of my mentors once told me that a mild
> > degree was a useful attribute for a system administrator.  It tends to
> > make one spend more time thinking about what CAN go wrong, which is
> > great if you actually put the results into practice.
> A buddy of mine, who was the sr. systems and network admin I worked with
> 10 years ago, used to say he was professionally paid to be paranoid.

Reasonable paranoia is good; excessive paranoia is prohibitive and
results in the computer being locked in a steel box, covered in cement
and dropped into the middle of the ocean.

The security professional balances paranoia with practicality and