Now I know why I hate system administration so much.
I've been re-hired by the company that fired me last September to fill in
for their main system admin who is on vacation this week. I should have
started last Thursday, but I still can't seem to shake this cold thang.
So my first day back to the office was today. And already I'm neck deep in
email fires—from SPAM coming from BBN to a failing mail server running
Qmail instead of
Sendmail. Or maybe
it's running both—I have no idea, the previous admin who worked on it no
longer works here and I just found out, I have no account on the machine.
Delving back into the Scary Devil Monastery is always such fun.
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