[lug] writeable CD curiosity

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Thu Feb 12 09:29:04 MST 2004

D. Stimits wrote:

> Dean Brissinger wrote:
>> Is there a reason _not_ to push the logs to another host through some
>> secure means?  (Second NIC, ssh, etc.)
> Yes. First, a bridge has no IP address. You can add this, but it makes 
> the machine easier to break. Second, this machine runs 24/7, and no 
> others do. Going to another machine still leaves hard drives, and adds 
> more cost. I'd love to have a solid state machine that is read only, 
> aside from something like a CD-R or CD-RW logging tool.

Have you considered connecting an old line printer?  To save paper, you 
could filter out 'normal' messages, and print only anomolies.

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