Client had the bright idea that he'd egress his archive storage servers from the datacenter and run them at his residence, so I just spent four hours trying to figure out how to connect a bunch of enterprise-grade networking infrastructure to his Google Mesh wifi, troubleshooting done via phone and his Microsoft Surface laptop.
@wholesomedonut Not to worry, I am to teach his teenage son how to administer them. A teenage son that didn't know how to find his public IP.
@trhr I've only got one bottle of fancy root beer left in my fridge but I'm tempted to pour it out in sympathy after hearing this
@splatt9990 yeah... i mean, I appreciate that everybody's gotta start somewhere... but I had already gotten a school IT director fired (and myself expelled) by the time I was his age, and that was just what I learned in AOL chat rooms, so he's definitely behind the curve.
i'm sure he'll make a fantastic real estate agent or whatever it is rich kids who never had to learn anything become when they grow up.
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