OUTAGE: DACS failure in USWEST/spokane

Nathan Stratton nathan at robotics.net
Mon Dec 28 16:33:36 UTC 1998

On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Ravi Pina wrote:

> A good system that I found to work for an institution I once wored
> for -- every Tuesday at around 1:00pm (a light load), the diesel
> system would be kicked in for 10 to 15 minutes.  It was a frequent
> enough schedule to detect any problems far in advance for repair.

Right, but how to you make sure your providers do the same thing? I would
think that just checking your batteries every few years would not be that
hard, but many RBOCs have problems with this in many service areas.

Check out the new CLEC mailing list at http://www.robotics.net/clec
Nathan Stratton				Telecom & ISP Consulting
www.robotics.net	 		nathan at robotics.net

> -ravi

More information about the NANOG mailing list