“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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A burnt server gets things off to a good start Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. Archived from the original on The early accounts of the BOFH took place in a university; later the scenes were bkfh in an office workplace. The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies Ever tempted to play computer games at work?

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By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original. Most of this page I got from http: Who said management was easy?

The bean counters try to get sneaky This article relies too much on references to primary sources. The Deutsdh goes along to do some, err This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat For other uses, see PFY disambiguation.

The Bastard ’97 A visit from the auditors The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism Don’t let the Boss set up a network December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

As Bob Howard is a self-chosen pseudonym, and Bob is a network manager when not working as a computational demonologist, vofh name is all too appropriate.

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Local culinary delights with the Bastard The PFY is hardly the life and soul The PFY falls under a spell The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional deutwch in information technology. Encryption is forced on the Bastard A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers.


Views Read Edit View history. A little sabotage is in the offing Infiltration of the e-mail system Where do you find a new PFY when you want one?

Retrieved from ” https: The Bastard Celebrates Christmas The PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank Seems to me you have plenty left In the novella ‘Pimpf’ he acquires a pimply-faced young assistant by the name of Peter-Fred Young.

You just can’t go around killing people The Register “. Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be