[Beowulf] Users abusing screen

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 11:22:03 PDT 2011


> Human to human interactions and controls work better than installing
> complex tools or automated constraints.  Sure, sucker rods are a joke
> and no we don't actually bop users on the head or the desk or whomp them
> upside the head with a manual, but in most cases a stern talking to
> followed by locking their account unless/until they formally agree to
> change their ways is more than sufficient.

Funny you should mentioned that, we've got such a device handy, passed
down through the years from previous sysadmins:

http://i.imgur.com/G0pjk.jpg

It's also got a nice foam layer on the bopping side.


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