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Old 01-21-2009, 05:26 PM   #1
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Hard disk degraded - maintenance [postponed]

Update: We have postponed the maintenance to next Sunday @ 12:00pm EST.

Today our warning system alerted us of a degraded hard disk on the server that powers our web frontend. We have a tech personal currently investigating the situation; I am just giving you the head-ups in case we need to reboot the system unexpectedly.

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Old 01-21-2009, 05:27 PM   #2
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Today our warning system alerted us of a degraded hard disk on the server that powers our web frontend. We have a tech personal currently investigating the situation; I am just giving you the head-ups in case we need to reboot the system unexpectedly.

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Hmm... I was unable to connect to the system for a few minutes earlier today. Could this be related?

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Old 01-21-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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Hmm... I was unable to connect to the system for a few minutes earlier today. Could this be related?

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Yes, this is related. We don't know what has caused it yet, but the server was suddenly rebooted and one hard disk didn't come back online.
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:45 PM   #4
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:45 PM   #5
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Alright; sorry, we just had another short downtime to investigate further. We will schedule a maintenance to replace the damaged hard disk. I will try to book a time when traffic is relatively low and will inform you of the details as I know more.

No worries though... We keep backups and so far redundancy has done its work.
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:46 PM   #6
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:51 PM   #7
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No more downtimes for tonight, I promise. I was hoping that the disk could be fixed immediately, but we won't do it before this weekend.
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Old 01-22-2009, 02:05 AM   #9
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