“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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The bean counters try to get sneaky Views Read Edit View history. The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point Encryption is forced on the Bastard A little sabotage is in the offing All other rights are retained by Simon Travaglia.

Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional people in information technology. This article relies too much on references to primary sources. The PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank In the novella ‘Pimpf’ he acquires a pimply-faced young assistant by the name of Peter-Fred Young. The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers.


duetsch This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be Who said management was easy? The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies The Bastard goes along to do some, err The PFY battles it out with the B. Ever tempted to play computer games at work?

Archived from the original on Members of the new stripy shirt brigade are full of beans and raring to go For other uses, see PFY disambiguation. Retrieved from ” https: It really hits the fan as the tables turn The Boss gets all safety-minded By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original.

The Bastard Celebrates Christmas A burnt server gets things off to a good start As Bob Howard is a self-chosen pseudonym, and Bob is a network manager when not working as a computational demonologist, the name is all too appropriate. A little light fraud Don’t let the Boss set up a network Most of this page I got from http: December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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The Bastard Operator From Hell BOFH is a bpfh rogue computer operator who takes out his anger on users and others who pester him with their computer problems, uses his expertise against his enemies and manipulates his employer. The PFY is hardly the life and soul You just can’t go around killing people The Register “.


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Infiltration of the e-mail system From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The early accounts of the BOFH took place in a university; later the scenes were set in an office workplace. Local culinary delights with the Bastard The Bastard ’97 A visit from the auditors The New Hacker’s Dictionary.

Articles lacking reliable references from December All articles lacking reliable references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from March Seems to me you have plenty left The PFY falls under a spell