Bee attack, fiber cut, 7-hour outage

Justin M. Streiner streiner at
Fri Sep 21 20:49:22 UTC 2007

On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Deepak Jain wrote:

> Is this a 7 hour outage a comment on rural Central Texas availability of 
> fiber splicers or novel ways fiber gets cut?
> Anytime you talk about "rural" I'm impressed with 7 hours, however -- isn't 
> SONET supposed to make this better?

Sure, if:
1. the protect path is configured and enabled
2. both the working and protect paths don't run through the same 


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