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Re: Why can't root check in files?

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: Why can't root check in files?
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 13:44:56 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at 11:38:23 (+0200), Jesus Manuel NAVARRO LOPEZ 
wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Why can't root check in files?
> Knowing a bit Woods opinions on this and other fields, I would say
> (well, in any case I do say for myself) that loosing unacounted changes
> is not a real danger but for the one who made the changes (why he didn't
> follow approved procedures?) while "hidden" non-documented non-accounted
> changes to a live production server *is* a *real* danger.

yes, exactly!  ;-)

Any real Professional Engineer with experience managing something like a
large mainframe installation will scoff at even the processes and
procedures you and I might use to more carefully do accountable and
repeatable change management in a unix environment.

                                                        Greg A. Woods

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