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Message 677356 - Posted: 13 Nov 2007, 22:16:57 UTC
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After the smoke cleared from the science database headaches of late last week, all was well for the long weekend. We had the day "off" yesterday, then did the usual outage today. We'll be bringing non-public-facing services up and down tomorrow for more planned science database testing (making the secondary the primary and then reversing again).

Working with three new/used UPS's this morning - varying APC models. The first was easy: batteries went right in via a pull-out module, the cabling was obvious, it tested just fine. The second was an older model. The cabling was far more difficult, I ultimately had to tape sets of batteries together to get them to safely slide in/out the only access hatch, and then it didn't work. The third was a similar older model that worked just fine. Anyway, we have annoying return/exchange bureaucracy ahead of us.

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Message 677371 - Posted: 13 Nov 2007, 22:49:59 UTC

Thanks for the updates Matt. Hope you had a relaxing day off if there is such a thing for you guys.

Thank you for reminding me re UPS's must dig mine out of some cluttered corner of my house and hook my large (320 gallon) fish tank up to it sometime ready for winter power outages.

Quoting Einstein "Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work"

Keep up the good work guys and remember only 41 days until Christmas day :-)
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Message 677503 - Posted: 14 Nov 2007, 1:51:11 UTC - in response to Message 677371.

Thanks for the updates Matt. Hope you had a relaxing day off if there is such a thing for you guys.

Thank you for reminding me re UPS's must dig mine out of some cluttered corner of my house and hook my large (320 gallon) fish tank up to it sometime ready for winter power outages.

Quoting Einstein "Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work"

Keep up the good work guys and remember only 41 days until Christmas day :-)


I bet, if coated in epoxy, you could use an older mobo + SETI to heat your fishtank...

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