Reply to post: Re: If you're in the bizz long enough, you'll crash a production machine.

Sysadmin sank IBM mainframe by going one VM too deep

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Re: If you're in the bizz long enough, you'll crash a production machine.

I once took out a Beowulf cluster by changing my windows password. I mean, it was a /terrible/ setup, 80-odd PCs running windows XP, with regular user accounts - in this case muggins, hence the whole thing going south when my password changed - but it worked well enough most of the time.

And I'm not even a sysadmin! It's inevitable that if you have the power and the admin rights to break almost anything, you'll break *something* eventually.

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