Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268511/it-industry/throwback-thursday-just-one-thing.html#tk.rss_all
Consultant pilot fish gets a panicked call from a client: “Everything was working fine. We went into a meeting, and when we came out, nothing worked. We couldn’t access the Internet or the server, nor use our VoIP phones.”
Fish arrives on site and, sure enough, the network is completely down — nothing’s working. He checks one more time with the client, who repeats that all anyone did was go into a meeting.
“After futzing with the switches and routers, the owner saw me moving some cables,” says fish. “I was connecting my laptop directly to the router, where it worked fine.