[PLUG] installed application disappears !!!

Chetan Kumar chetanku at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 20:49:20 PST 2007


On Nov 19, 2007 10:09 AM, Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:

> A suggestion; in your original post, it would have helped had you stated
> what you have already done to debug the problem.  This will save
> other's time as well by not suggesting what you have already tried.

You are right. Some things were done while I was waiting for replies.
Will take care in future.

> In your postings, you have not stated whether your pc is behind a NAT
> router or it's NIC is bridged to the modem's WAN iface.  In bridged
> mode, nasty things can happen if you have not secured your OS and the
> net apps.

> A good sys admin practice would be to: Install aide or tripwire for
> signatures of your files systems.  Each time you upgrade/install
> anything, get a fresh sig. db. and transfer it to a "safe" place.  This
> will give an audit trail of what/when things went wrong.

Thanks for all this.
I was looking to do some detective work to understand what caused the
situation. Time to move on with some good practices in place.
Chetan



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