Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Arrrrrg!

OK, can I just stop being an ISP now and go and do something more fun like gardening :-)

Power outage with unexpected side effects and a mobile that won't plan ball when you need it; Unintentional DoS from supplier and LNS partial outage so fall-back did not work; Loads of BRAS blips and issues with our favorite telco; and then, just to add to the fun, a switch going gaga on us affecting email. Sadly the ports did not drop, but the switch was holding on to some packets for 7 seconds. This has not been a fun few days...

At least I am pretty sure I have found the LNS issue and have a working fix.

Power and switch issues in Maidenhead will take more planning and working with the data centre to sort...

Well, all good experience for doing things right in the future!

1 comment:

  1. Hey, at least you figured out what was going on, explained it to everyone and have a fix you're working on.

    If I was still with a more, ahem 'fiendish' ISP, I'd probably still be on the phone trying to convince them that there was even a problem...

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