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Topic # 30272 3-Feb-2009 14:32
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From stuff: http://www.stuff.co.nz/4836854a11.html

Sucks to be in Auckland I guess.  Pretty stoked it's not Wellington this time though, my day turned to custard after that outage a couple of weeks ago!

Any GZers still got power up there?

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  Reply # 193706 3-Feb-2009 14:59
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Got power here on the Shore.

I feel sorry for the power team at Vector today, they're going to be very busy, and receiving a lot of calls!

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  Reply # 193707 3-Feb-2009 15:01
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It was fun our UPS handled it flawlessly and the diesel generator fired up first time.  So we could have kept our servers and services going for around 8 hours before having to go get some more diesel .

Fortunately the outage wasn't that long like <2 hours.



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  Reply # 193710 3-Feb-2009 15:11
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Ragnor: It was fun our UPS handled it flawlessly and the diesel generator fired up first time.  So we could have kept our servers and services going for around 8 hours before having to go get some more diesel .

Fortunately the outage wasn't that long like <2 hours.


Same here when the Wgtn outage happened.  Still didn't stop me being called at 7:30am and asked to come in early to make sure everything came up properly.  It's nice to know your DR strategy works in a pinch though :)

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