Majore North Jersey outage...

Alex Rubenstein alex at nac.net
Wed Nov 24 00:33:32 UTC 1999


It's a DACs upgrade that went awry.

It's been an interesting day.



On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> Was big?  IS big...  I watched all the BellAtlantic.net circuits into
> the ATM cloud come up while ours still languishes...  
> 
> Alex has the scoop, but I understand there's only 50% or so restored
> now.  No real good info from anyone on what the cause is.  They mumbled
> something about fiber and electricity on the support line, Northpoint said
> it was a botched upgrade...
> 
> Charles
> 
> On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Martin, Christian wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Still feeling the effects -- this outage was big.  2000 (That's right, TWO
> > THOUSAND) DS3s were down for 12 hours or more.  Alcatel has been on-site for
> > 9 of them.
> > 
> > Chris
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alex Rubenstein [mailto:alex at nac.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 12:21 AM
> > To: nanog at merit.edu
> > Subject: Re: Majore North Jersey outage...
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Just spoke to Bell Atl, major DACS failure in 'newark-2', aka 95 williams
> > st., newark.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Alex Rubenstein wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Reports coming in from throughout the state show Fast Packet services
> > > (Frame, ATM), 411, 911, 0, 800, 900 services not working in much of north
> > > jersey (LATA 224).
> > > 
> > > Details to follow...
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 





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