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Working on a Live Power Outlet - Would you ?

Health and Safety at Work
So your better half has decided that they want the sockets in the Lounge changed from Plastic to Chrome Plated. What do you do ? Put on your rubber boots and gloves and start to work being really careful not to touch an exposed wire! or do you switch the circuit off then perform the upgrade ensuring everything is correct. I know my preferred method!
Danger is my middle name
Now in networking terms being a Cisco CCIE I often have to put on my rubber boots and gloves because working on any configuration on a Cisco IOS Router (except new ASR9K) that is effectively what you are doing. One wrong command and you are gonna get a shock!
Need to read more
I never really gave this much consideration, I just accepted it as the way it is. Now I see this as complacency on my part. Anyway my competency was challenged when I started to read into Juniper JUNOS. (Don't worry if any one seen Juniper it on my computer screen at work, I just flipped over to YouTube).
Cisco please …