tabes at wmis.net
Wed Dec 13 21:01:38 UTC 2006
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Matt Taber tabes at wmis.net
WMIS Internet http://www.wmis.net
"Accelerate ... It's a Speed Thing"
Bill Nash wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Dec 2006, Aaron Glenn wrote:
>> On 12/13/06, J. Oquendo <sil at infiltrated.net> wrote:
>>> Anyone seeing issues for GBLX around NY?
>> dude, chill. no need to yell.
>> you know, GBLX sells a lot of different stuff - are we talking IP
>> transit, MPLS transport, wavelength, voice? what kind of issues? how
>> is anyone going to know what you're talking about when you're as vague
>> as humanly possible.
> You're awful at this game. When faced with a totally vague question,
> lacking context or useful information, it's up to you to supply your own.
> Start with, always:
> "Yes, <vendor> is having problems in <location>."
> Then, tap your coworkers for assistance:
> 1: Name a hardware Vendor (the lower the stock value, the better)
> 2: Name a transport technology (frame relay, sonet, etc)
> 3: A number between 1 and 10.
> 4: A number between 8 and 32.
> 5: A seasonally relevent catastrophic event (snow storm, backhoe,
> exploding squirrel)
> Respond: "Yes, <vendor> is having problems in <location>. Seems <5> hit
> this morning around <3> am, effecting <2> connections in that location.
> <Vendor> is having problems getting backup systems online, because they
> were idiots and deployed <1> gear without failover. At last check, it'll
> be at least <4> hours before they get things sorted out."
> - billn
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