Reply to post: way back on a Dec Vax

Rookie almost wipes customer's entire inventory – unbeknownst to sysadmin

The Mighty Spang

way back on a Dec Vax

operator was deleting a users account. now forgive me ive not touched vax syntax in a long time. IIRC he was trying to do

del [...]*.*.*

which should have deleted all the files in this folder and all folders below but did this

del [*...]*.*.*

which started at the root of the drive deleting everything under it... oops. back to the mag tapes.

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