[CentOS] oops, or how to bring a datacenter router down with one setting

Fri Feb 10 21:49:22 UTC 2012
Devin Reade <gdr at gno.org>

--On Friday, February 10, 2012 04:40:59 PM -0500 m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Devin Reade wrote:
> <snip>
>> or when some fool decides that they can unplug a network cable
>> briefly so that they can move other cables around).
> Now wait a minute - I would dearly love to disconnect some cables we have
> in a shared rack downstairs in the datacenter [...]

My complaint is not with moving cables, it's in doing so without
having proper change control.

Clean data centers == good
Arbitrarily moving hardware without planning and authorization == bad