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Topic # 57578 17-Feb-2010 22:33
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Hello folks... We will have a scheduled outage this Friday 19 Feb 2010 that can last for a couple of hours. It should start about 6pm. Go outside have a beer or coffee.







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  Reply # 299968 17-Feb-2010 22:34
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OMT WTF NO GEEKS ON A FRIDAY NITE!!!!??? :O




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  Reply # 299974 17-Feb-2010 23:03
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We need the Geekzone credit card that night thanks

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  Reply # 300021 18-Feb-2010 08:33
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Im having a LAN anyway so wont miss GZ over that time ;)
Anyone else on the Shore want to join ? :)




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  Reply # 300076 18-Feb-2010 11:18
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Are you trying to compete with telecom XT and if so, will you be paying compensation?



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  Reply # 300077 18-Feb-2010 11:19
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Nope. Notice this is a planned outage and we are giving plenty of advanced warning.

No compensations issue - and you are using a free service anyway. Unless you feel like you want something more then you should really subscribe to Geekzone.




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  Reply # 300082 18-Feb-2010 11:30
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at less its better then telecom. with all the outage. thank you geekzone for telling us.




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  Reply # 300156 18-Feb-2010 16:06
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Cool, thanks for the heads up. Good opportunity to spend time with IRL family...

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  Reply # 300246 18-Feb-2010 22:24
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I'm not sure why this hasn't already been asked, but why 6pm? Isn't that one of the busiest times for internet traffic? Why not make it off peak, say 4am when no one will notice? (at least NZ traffic as i know 50% of your traffic is off shore) Just curious...



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  Reply # 300256 18-Feb-2010 23:18
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Our busiest day/time is Wednesday 12pm. Friday is easy going - people are out having fun. Why not 4am? Because I do things myself and I am not keen on getting up at 4am to do this.





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  Reply # 300257 18-Feb-2010 23:49
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... Go outside ... 



I've heard of this place before ... 

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  Reply # 300264 19-Feb-2010 06:06
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wazzageek:
... Go outside ... 



I've heard of this place before ... 


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  Reply # 300279 19-Feb-2010 08:34
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Yes, why go outdoors ?





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  Reply # 300280 19-Feb-2010 08:35
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I see you have the whole GeekZone team there.

EDIT: In the water that is.



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  Reply # 300473 20-Feb-2010 06:55
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Well, this was done - but it took a few hours more than planned. I wanted to change some virtual HD file sizes and defragment those on the physical server.

It's done, and interestingly enough, keeping all the VMs with the same RAM after the defragmentation we now have 10% additional free RAM on the physical server.

Sorry for the incovenience, but it had to be done. Back to normal, nothing to see here folks.




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