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I'm the director of site reliability at Stack Exchange. I'm also the co-author of the bosun monitoring system and sometimes blogger on the Server Fault Blog.

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answered Add a Message to be Displayed During Shutdown of CentOS 6 and 7
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comment Add a Message to be Displayed During Shutdown of CentOS 6 and 7
Ah nevermind, just needed to make the sys lock
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comment Add a Message to be Displayed During Shutdown of CentOS 6 and 7
Tried making an init script that writes to the wall on runlevel 0/6 , however it looks like the disconnect from ssh happens faster than the wall write (even though the reminder script is K01 and sshd is K25), guessing these are not serial ....
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comment Add a Message to be Displayed During Shutdown of CentOS 6 and 7
@TheCleaner: It will throw at least a alarm mostly likely (and that is false alarm if someone has run the shutdown command).
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comment Add a Message to be Displayed During Shutdown of CentOS 6 and 7
Sorry if my goal isn't clear. The idea is that if someone types "shutdown" that person gets a message on the screen that reminds them to put the box in maintenance on the host. So the person performing the shutdown wouldn't be adding the message
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comment TCP Window Scaling Problem over MPLS
Maybe look at / post a Stevens Sequence Graph (can be done from wireshark of the two transfers.) Also maybe set the data to be transferred via iperf to be the same total size to make things clearer.
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answered Get number of TCP established connections