[plug] Re: Getting RedHat 5.1 in Perth

Gary Allpike spice at q-net.net.au
Mon Jul 27 15:42:27 WST 1998

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998 15:25:59 +0800 (WST), you wrote:

>On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Gary Allpike wrote:
>> Q-Net's mail server :-
>>   3:16pm  up 115 days,  5:44,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
>> Q-Net's Proxy Server :-
>>   3:18pm  up 130 days,  9:14h,  1 user,  load average: 0.95, 0.88, 0.75
>Umm, I hate to ask, but doesn't that predate nestea? (the off-by-one bug
>in the original teardrop patch)
>Otherwise it means citynet's proxy has been rebooted since then, which is
>a concern, because either my memory is failing, or someone's been
>rebooting it behind my back:)
>Or perhaps you've just got your boxen nicely firewalled from the users and
>the outside world.

I've found that a couple of firewall rules, and the important servers
hidden behind a box with 2 ethernet cards and  "Always Defragment" turned
on seems to work in most cases.

Please dont test it :)



Gary Allpike - spice at q-net.net.au
System Administrator
Q-Net Australia    http://www.q-net.net.au
Ph: +61-8-9386 1178   Fax: +61-8-9386 8200

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