Bhasker C V <email@example.com> writes: > Is there a method to prevent accidental powerdown of a linux box ? > or atleast alert ? If you get in the habit of running "shutdown -r +1" instead of "reboot", it will warn users for 1 minute before shutting down the server. That should give you enough time to run "shutdown -c" to cancel the shutdown if you realize it's on the wrong machine. Hope this helps, -----Scott.