I'm reading the man page for
syslogd when I come across the
following under the security threats section:
4. Disabling inet domain sockets will limit risk to the local
5. Use step 4 and if the problem persists and is not secondary to
a rogue program/daemon get a 3.5 ft (approx. 1 meter) length of
sucker rod† and have a chat with the user in question.
†Sucker rod def.—3/4, 7/8 or 1in. hardened steel
rod, male threaded on each end. Primary use in the oil industry in
Western North Dakota and other locations to pump “suck” oil from
oil wells. Secondary uses are for the construction of cattle feed
lots and for dealing with the occasional recalcitrant or belligerent
That's just darned amusing …
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