Pünktlich zum Katerfrühstück erscheint am 1. Januar 2019 Folge 5 von #librezoom
#TIL If your Laptop always connects to an AP with a lower bandwith, but has a stronger signal, use the BSSID of the desired one and you're good.
#SysAdminFun: Customer: "Here you go. This is the server we were talking about." Me: "Ok, so what's the root password?" Customer: "We don't know, but you are a specialist, you sure can figure out how to get into it." Me: "Even the HDD is encrypted, so I can't get into it with a live system." Customer: "Just think about it for a while, you'll figure it out."
Me: "I need assistance. Somebody can get me some new batteries for my crystall ball?"
@Purism Do you have any plans for an AIO? Like the SLIMBOOK CURVE 24"?
I would be in instantly!
#SysAdminFun: Customer(by phone): "Hey, can you extract important config X from a VM? I would make it available for you to download as an .ova-file." Me: "np, but please don't forget to provide user 'n pass..." Customer(by eMail): "Due to company rules I am not allowed to provide you any login details. Anyway, please hurry with the vm task! We need the config ASAP. Here is the download link. Really, it's due tomorrow."
#SysAdminFun: Wrote an e-mail to everyone that had their system running for 5 days plus, asking them to stop that and shut it down at the end of the day. Well, now a skript will remotely shut them down once a day during working hours.
After nearly 20 years of working in IT-related roles, across development and security, one thing sticks out like the proverbial "dogs balls" yet so few companies see it.
If you treat your people well, your business will do well. It's so simple. Companies that look after their people retain those people, and those people work hard to make the business succeed.
So, stop treating your people like resources and treat them like humans, for fuck sake!
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