Someone called Noel Carroll said on Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 02:52:26PM +0100:
> This sounds like a lot of effort and expense just to keep an uptime figure.
> IMHO unless you have a permanent connection then there's no point in keeping
> a firewall up. While I'd like to keep my machine running permanently it'd
> be just a waste when I'm not there. Shut your system down when you're not
> at home and not only will you save having to buy a UPS, you'll have less of
> a leccy bill also.
>But what if it's in your shed/attic/outhouse then? And it's a pain to get to.
Damned if I'm unlocking my shed just to power up a server every time i leave
the house and come back. :)
- DoC, who hasn't been in his shed for several months.
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