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# 154355 25-Oct-2014 08:23
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Today is two years since I last rebooted the Windows box where I ran the hypervisor for our Geekzone servers:



What's the longest you ran your Windows box?




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  # 1161918 25-Oct-2014 08:36
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So much for monthly patching....




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  # 1161919 25-Oct-2014 08:39
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Yes... I only apply the monthly patching in the boxes that are visible from the Internet - the "tin" does nothing but to run the VMs, firewall on network and on machine blocks any incoming connections and there's nothing to be done on the box itself so no one actually accesses it.

Hanging there for a hardware swap that is in the works.




 
 
 
 


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  # 1161962 25-Oct-2014 11:32
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Not long enough.
I always seem to need to reboot my laptops once every 2 or 3 weeks.

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  # 1162063 25-Oct-2014 18:00
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Had some Windows servers at a site that got to between 1090 and 1200 days uptime, before we replaced them. They were in an environment where patches, updates etc was not deemed beneficial, so they were never taken down for it with other stuff *shrug*

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  # 1163243 28-Oct-2014 00:03
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I had a windows 2003 box running for about 4 years. I know its no where near a record, but I am quite proud of that.
It was a site where we had a couple of 120ah deep cycle sealed AGM batteries wired up to the 1500va UPS so it would take about a 16 hour power cut to run them down.

The machine was shut down in the end when I decided the hard drive bearings were getting a bit loud.

Now its a qnap NAS box.




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  # 1163251 28-Oct-2014 01:33
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I have a NVR running at home, it was up for about 8 months, that was until the hard drive died.....

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  # 1163288 28-Oct-2014 07:50
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Never very long, I always managed to catch them before they reached the gates.




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  # 1163324 28-Oct-2014 09:46
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Have a telephony server that is at 1997 days and counting. I am going to let it get to 2000 then turn it off because it does not do anything any more.

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