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  Reply # 757100 7-Feb-2013 20:30 Send private message

Citylink afaik, must check what dns we using tomorrow.

Was advised by me to run tracert and the last few hops fail presumably due to what you're saying about pings set not to reply.

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  Reply # 765513 18-Feb-2013 23:36 Send private message

BlakJak: The fun of offshoring stuff, eh guys and girls? :-)


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10866133

"A number of businesses and schools have been left stranded today after a major outage at IBM's $80 million data centre in South Auckland.A hardware fault is understood to have hit the Highbrook Park data centre about 3am and services were still down as of 4pm."

So offshoring versus local data centre?  Which is best? Do you get a better outcome if the local datacentre goes offline?

(p.s. there are several reports of similar examples from local datacentres over the last few years)




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  Reply # 765514 18-Feb-2013 23:42 Send private message

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BlakJak: The fun of offshoring stuff, eh guys and girls? :-)


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10866133

"A number of businesses and schools have been left stranded today after a major outage at IBM's $80 million data centre in South Auckland.A hardware fault is understood to have hit the Highbrook Park data centre about 3am and services were still down as of 4pm."

So offshoring versus local data centre?  Which is best? Do you get a better outcome if the local datacentre goes offline?

(p.s. there are several reports of similar examples from local datacentres over the last few years)


If you keep all your stuff in a _single_ datacentre, then sure.
I've run datacentres professionally so I have a fair clue about both the network and infrastructure dependencies.
At least you'd be able to get a straight answer out of your (local!) contact regarding the nature of the problems here one presumes!

(IBM havn't had a lot of fun in the last little while...)






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  Reply # 765717 19-Feb-2013 12:37 Send private message

Not having a single point of failure is a simple concept, but many people aren't willing to pay for it until they've had a major outage.

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  Reply # 767195 21-Feb-2013 16:51 Send private message

Ironically there have been a number of my clients complaining about Office 365 in the last 24 hours, similar symptoms to this thread, except connection was rubbish on DTS, and FX networks, but fine on Xtra. 

Anyone else? 

Again, not enough information about the cause or resolution of the issues.

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Reply # 767945 22-Feb-2013 22:27 Send private message

And Office 365 is down again.
Maybe they are trying to tell me I shouldn't be working at 10:30 pm...




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  Reply # 767947 22-Feb-2013 22:34 Send private message

Kookoo: And Office 365 is down again.
Maybe they are trying to tell me I shouldn't be working at 10:30 pm...


what are the symptoms?

can't bring up the admin login page or OWA etc?

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  Reply # 767948 22-Feb-2013 22:35 Send private message

Kookoo: And Office 365 is down again.
Maybe they are trying to tell me I shouldn't be working at 10:30 pm...


what exactly is down for you?  i can get to CRM, SharePoint and Outlook services without issue.  Who is your ISP?




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  Reply # 767951 22-Feb-2013 22:41 Send private message

has anyone logged calls about this and have a service ticket # you can share with me please?

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  Reply # 767962 22-Feb-2013 22:47 Send private message

if someone has this problem right now, can you get in touch with me through GZ mail and let me know your subscription ID please

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  Reply # 767965 22-Feb-2013 22:50 Send private message

Portal administration, OWA, ActiveSync and Outlook all working for me on TelstraClear.




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  Reply # 767966 22-Feb-2013 22:55 Send private message

nathan: if someone has this problem right now, can you get in touch with me through GZ mail and let me know your subscription ID please


page not found in both ie and ft after a minute or two of trying to load it. no problems with any other traffic or the email server itself afaik, just owa is causing issues. (well,what used to be owa and is now outlook.com/companyname)

sorry, off to sleep.




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  Reply # 767967 22-Feb-2013 22:56 Send private message

Kookoo:
nathan: if someone has this problem right now, can you get in touch with me through GZ mail and let me know your subscription ID please


page not found in both ie and ft after a minute or two of trying to load it. no problems with any other traffic or the email server itself afaik, just owa is causing issues. (well,what used to be owa and is now outlook.com/companyname)

sorry, off to sleep.


email me your subscription ID please

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