[DCN-TechOps] 200909140010

Robert Nickerson omrob at omsoft.com
Thu Sep 17 14:41:30 PDT 2009

It sounds good. I have been in communication with ATT about their colo 
offering but the city or UCD or another local ISP would be even better.

I'll discuss that with our staff for implementation into our upgrade plans.


Russ Hobby wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> I got on the network at 5:30 am on Tuesday (I work eastern time so I am 
> always on early)  What I found was that the network was forwarding 
> packets just fine, but the DNS servers were down.  I turned on my VPN to 
> UCD and I was working fine then.  However the rest of my family (who 
> also get up early) didn't have that option.  So that got me thinking.  
> It is always best to have as much diversity for the two DNS servers as 
> possible so what about putting one of them off site.  I talked with Rick 
> about this at the DCN Board meeting and he said that putting one at the 
> City might be a possibility.
> Some food for thought.
> Russ
> At 05:17 PM 9/16/2009, Robert Nickerson wrote:
>> Problem:  Power loss at the NOC. Power restored at 02:02am.
>> Reported by: Omsoft staff at 7am
>> Resolution: Wheel and spoke rode through the outage on their UPS but
>> some systems, inlcluding crank, needed starting. Network connectivity
>> was disrupted for approximately one hour. The netadmin pager was out of
>> batteries so staff was not notified of the event until morning.
>> -- 
>> Rob Nickerson
>> CEO
>> Om Networks
>> UCD Class of 96
>> C: 530-848-3865
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Rob Nickerson

Om Networks
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