- Some people are apparently taking it as a challenge.
Every computer system I design is, by nature, quite nearly perfect.
- Until I let other people start touching their computers. Then it goes to hell in rapid fashion.
No, ma'am, in point of fact, I do not have the ability to change a route in AT&T's routers. That's something they're going to have to do.
- Yes, I already asked.
- No, I don't know when it will be done.
- Well, that's because you're too cheap to purchase your own DNS server.
Some customers you just have an instant kinship with the first time you meet them.
- Or so I've heard.
Despite all of the above, there are times when your planning, careful attention to detail, and meticulous documentation pays off.
- When another sys admin says "This is a thing of beauty... I've never seen anything so perfect before..." is when you know you did the job right.