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Topic # 23444 29-Jun-2008 18:21
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Vector Communications in Auckland servicing the CBD are experiencing a major network outage, this will be effecting a majority of services running over vector circuits,

I can't comment for other SP's but this will be effecting some customers for quite a few SP's,

Issue occured at 13:37 (12:37pm) today - no ETR at this time but it is looking to be ongoing for several hours yet.




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  Reply # 141286 29-Jun-2008 18:31
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working on the helpdesk is hell right now cause of this outage. I have spent the whole day saying the same thing "we have a network outage at the moment, caused by a third party, we hope to have it resolved in the next couple of hours"

argghhh.Frown



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  Reply # 141289 29-Jun-2008 18:32
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This may be ongoing for several hours yet




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  Reply # 141291 29-Jun-2008 18:37
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Have just found out about this and this is also affecting Orcon customers.

Will let you know if I hear any more.

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  Reply # 141297 29-Jun-2008 18:54
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This could be the reason i cant get into my Orcon Webmail..

Also I can not make payments with my online National Bank website.. It should be sending me a txt with a security code..
But they are not getting to my cell..

MMMmmmmm...

Hope heads roll because of this..

(Backup systems anyone) ??

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  Reply # 141298 29-Jun-2008 18:58
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Vodafone/ihug has been dead all afternoon. Try switching to Mobile broadband as a backup. I've been on 3G since 2pm & that is working fine. In fact, its the only way I can get to the status page of the Vodafone network, as the helpdesk is 100% gone with the volume of calls. Wish I had not left my Linksys 3G router at work this weekend!!!

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  Reply # 141299 29-Jun-2008 19:03
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AmooMan: (Backup systems anyone) ??

Backup systems (if any) will collapse with such a big outage, and because the fibre network is pretty big, it won't make much of a difference.




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  Reply # 141311 29-Jun-2008 19:59
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The fix may come tomorrow:
Latest Update: At 19:35 29 June 2008 we were advised that this issue should be resolved sometime tomorrow morning (30 June 2008), exact time still unknown.




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  Reply # 141327 29-Jun-2008 21:12
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My connection is now up. Check to see if yours is too.




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  Reply # 141353 30-Jun-2008 00:15
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Yup my Orcon mail and online banking is working again.. yaya

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  Reply # 141392 30-Jun-2008 10:11
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Have Vector said anything about the cause of the outage? Is it because of the new tracking device Tongue out in the press release on Saturday??




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  Reply # 141533 30-Jun-2008 15:25
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Just had a quick look at TV1 news and TV3 news..
Couldnt see this covered anywhere??

Shouldnt an outage of this size me reported in the media ??


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