[Snort-users] Oops

jeff at ...430... jeff at ...430...
Thu Sep 14 14:15:11 EDT 2000


> That's just what Anna said. :)  
> 
> Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your world view) we've got
> something like 80 GB of drive space in the house here, so backing up even the
> critical parts requires something of a capital expenditure in a tape backup
> system that we're not ready to make at the moment (since I'm among the ranks
> of the unemployed).  I need to hire a sysadmin just to keep my house network
> going these days... ;)
> 
>    -Marty
 
Oh yeah?  Got an offer in mind :P

-Jeff


> 
> "Bobby, Paul" wrote:
> > 
> > No backups? :)
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Martin Roesch [mailto:roesch at ...421...]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2000 12:06 PM
> > > To: snort-users; snort-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
> > > Subject: [Snort-users] Oops
> > >
> > >
> > > Ah, the joys of being your own sysadmin....
> > >
> > > So, yesterday I decided to upgrade my gateway box on my home
> > > network from
> > > FreeBSD 3.3 to the latest OpenBSD 2.8 snapshot.  This box
> > > also runs my mail
> > > server (fetchmail/sendmail/imap), and so I had to back up my
> > > mail folders for
> > > myself and Anna onto one of my other boxen.  Having done this
> > > and backed up a
> > > few other things, I did the upgrade and wiped the old FreeBSD
> > > partition.
> > > Here's where the oops happened. :)
> > >
> > > I forgot to backup my mail spool directory, and in doing so
> > > managed to wipe
> > > out the inbox for both myself and Anna.  She lost about 50
> > > messages, I lost
> > > ~250.  So (finally getting to the point), if you've sent me
> > > anything urgent in
> > > the past week that I haven't responded to yet, please send it again.
> > >
> > > Sorry for any inconvenience!
> > >
> > >     -Marty
> > >
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