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in the headers of the daily email digest:

Received: from 64.14.128.6 (HELO Mail-Arafat.infopop.net)

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"Arafat" maybe?

 

But you could tell us how is it you can have a GIF avatar and the rest of us can't. I'd like to use the transparent feature of GIF too!

 

(I already know why, it's just I'm a little jealous. icon_wink.gif )

 

CR

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All us tech folks use weird names for our machines. Star trek characters, etc. Perhaps this is a particularly (insert adjective depending on opinion) email box, which is why the developers named it that. Or, each mail server has a name like hurricanes where each letter of the alphabet gets a world leader's name? I agree it is an odd choice though.

 

Jeremy Irish

Groundspeak - The Language of Location

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mountains

Nobel prize winners

world leaders

.....

 

Nil Satis Nisi Optimum

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Someone I once worked with stated that one of the very few things an admin has control over is naming machines. While I can argue with that (we once named our cluster after knights of the round table, but the president said it had to go), I can agree to a certain point

 

I tend to go toward Tolkien and/or Anglo-Saxon (Old English). My SMS server is Hrothgar icon_smile.gif and my domain controller was called Iron Fist, and their partners were Zim and Dib. icon_smile.gif

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Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you be also be like him.

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Ramcharger

Dart

Neon

 

Illegitimus non carborundum!

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Dilbert

Dogbert

Ratbert

Catbert

Wally

Alice

 

... I guess that if I add any more machines, I'll have to use Bob or Asok. icon_wink.gif

 

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Vaal

Farpoint

Hugh

Tiberius

Seven

Khan

Locutus

Pegasus

No1

Sarek

Lcars

Vger

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I was using angels from Miltons 'Paradise Lost' at one stage.

Archangels for machines that were easy setups (eg mail/web servers) and fallen angels for nasty machines (eg Bind DNS - oh man do I hate Bind icon_mad.gif)

 

Cheers

Nick.

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quote:
Originally posted by Elias:

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Pegasus

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Good name. icon_smile.gif

 

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Well I named my home machine NyyraYnpl

 

I think I have been geocaching for too long.

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Ok, I see this thread has gone medi-physical.... SO, can anyone here tell me where Zahrim came from? I have a very good idea, but that is what I gleaned from a web search. Can anyone provide some form of proof as to just where the name came from?

 

Zahrim....

 

"There's no need to be afraid of strange noises in the night.

Anything that intends you harm will stalk you silently."

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