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Re: Authentication/DNS server..

From: Russell McOrmond <russell@flora.ca>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 20:51:20 -0400
References: <44B2775B.8060903@openconcept.ca>

   By this afternoon I had recovered both the authentication and the DNS 

   Another server, calcutta.flora.ca, started to make a beeping noise 
and I detected that the power supply FAN was not spinning.  Rather than 
switch power supplies/etc, I added that disk to another computer running 
Xen and booted calcutta on that machine.

   I had not cleaned up the machines since the move home from CooperIX. 
  The plan is to place the machines in a room that is much cooler than 
the rest of the house, but I have not yet had time to organize this.

Russell McOrmond wrote:
>    There is a disk failure on the server that is running Xen.  This 
> means that the authentication server, DNS server, and primarily mail 
> relay are currently down.
>    Because the authentication server is down this means that nobody can 
> log in -- no FTP and no Email, although websites are currently still 
> running.

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