Happy New Year! On a forum I read someone has suggested chmodding everything in /tmp as 0000 to protect from hackers. In my understanding, then no one (not even the owner) can read the files. Can this possibly work without breaking a lot of services and programs that use /tmp? Thanks. Jeff -- Jeff Lasman, Nobaloney Internet Services 1254 So Waterman Ave., Suite 50, San Bernardino, CA 92408 Our blists address used on lists is for list email only Phone +1 909 266-9209, or see: "http://www.nobaloney.net/contactus.html"