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Beware the three-finger-salute, or 'How I Got The Keys To The Kingdom'

Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

My golden rule - if you change something somewhere on a critical box, reboot the box and see if it resume working operation. (Some critical changes/fixes cannot be done remotely, and require you to be present physically).

If it does not, fix it before somebody complain.

If you want to be a real bastard, do some changes to a running config on a router, delete the saved config, and walk away. Chances are it'll be rebooted, losing all of its configuration. Muhuhaha.

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