“The Bastard Operator From Hell”-style excuse server. The cause of the problem is: not properly grounded, please bury computer. The BOFH-style excuse. bofh // /n./ Acronym, Bastard Operator From Hell. A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers. “You say The electronic rights of the new BOFH are owned by NETWORK WEEK magazine. The Original BOFH in German. This PDF contains every Bastard Operator From Hell (BOFH) story written by Simon Travaglia before its reintroduction at The Register.

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All other rights are retained by Simon Travaglia. The New Hacker’s Dictionary.

Bastard Operator From Hell – Wikipedia

December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Encryption is forced on the Bastard The Bastard ’97 A visit from the auditors In the aftermath of the trade show the PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers.


Local culinary delights with the Bastard Retrieved from ” https: Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. The PFY battles it out with the B.

The Bastard Operator From Hell Complete

The early accounts of the BOFH took place in a university; later the scenes were set in an office workplace. The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies Archived from the original on For other uses, see PFY disambiguation.

Infiltration of the e-mail system The Bastard goes along to do some, err Ever tempted to play computer games at work? The PFY falls under a spell The PFY is hardly the life and soul As Bob Howard is a self-chosen pseudonym, and Bob is a network manager when not working as a computational demonologist, deutech name boofh all too appropriate.

By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original.

Who said management was easy? Bofj George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be The Boss gets all safety-minded You just can’t go around killing people The Register “.


Where do you find a new PFY when you want one? Don’t let the Boss set up a network Seems to me you have plenty left A burnt server gets things off to a good start Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional people in information technology.

The Bastard Celebrates Christmas A little light fraud The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point Most of this page Deutscj got from http: The bean counters try to get sneaky A little sabotage is in the offing The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.