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Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Dbug » Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:08 pm

I'm planning some maintenance work later today, mostly exchanging the broken UPS and redoing connections correctly.
During that time the systems will be offline.

Will probably take less than an hour, but does not hurt to plan for more :)

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Dbug » Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:39 pm

Everything is reconnected to the new uninterrupted power supply.

If you are interested, here is what it looks like:
i-bluewalker-powerwalker-vi-2200-lcd-10120098.jpg
It's a BlueWalker PW VI 2200 LCD.
http://www.powerwalker.com/?page=produc ... 94&lang=en

The two previous ones were APC Back-UPS 700VA, and both failed with scary noises after less than two years of usage (and admittedly a number of power interruption they did handle correctly).
I'm not sure how good the new one is, but I guess time will tell.

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Symoon » Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:10 am

Well done. Hoping things be fine for more than 2 years now :-/

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Chema » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:50 am

Great, thanks Dbug! I did not even notice the downtime :)

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Chema » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:58 pm

Is it just me, or is there anybody else experiencing problems when accessing this forum? I get intermittent connection errors...

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Symoon » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:02 pm

Yes, same here: slowdowns, long reply time, timeouts.
Hoping Dbug's not experiencing boring / time consuming problems.

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Re: Maintenance: 22:00 - 23:00 OSLO Time

Post by Dbug » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:22 am

I noticed that yesterday evening, but I have no idea why it happens.
The internet line is working fine, there are no particularly scary messages in the Apache logs, pinging the machine is fast...

My ISP warned me they will be work on the line today and tomorrow, so maybe the problems are related.

In any case, I'm planning to do a bit more maintenance work during the next week-end, I'm going to replace the existing harddrive by a newer and faster one.

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