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[[email protected]: NSI Bulletin 098-006 | InterNIC Power Outage]

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Fri Mar 20 15:29:52 1998

No doubt this will show up here shortly, but am I the only one who
finds this hilariously typical.

-----Forwarded message from "David H. Holtzman" <[email protected]>-----

Date:         Fri, 20 Mar 1998 14:50:56 -0500
From: "David H. Holtzman" <[email protected]>
Subject:      NSI Bulletin 098-006 | InterNIC Power Outage

In the continuing process to upgrade facilities, the
InterNIC will be patching in an auixllary backup power
supply resulting in a loss of power to non-essential
services at the InterNIC.  The outage will begin at 12am
EST and should end at 3am EST on March 21, 1998.

The following services will stay up during the outage
 - All Root Zones
 - All RS Services except for the Online Payment Server(OLPS)
 - All Ticketing Services
 - Network Solutions, Inc homepage located at

All other services will be down including all WorldNIC
Services located at

Any changes to this plan will appear at the WorldNIC web
site located at while services are down.

Thanks for your patience.

David Holtzman

David H. Holtzman ([email protected])
Sr Vice President of Engineering
Network Solutions, Inc.

-----End of forwarded message----- will be down... and if we change anything, we'll put it on
the site at

Did I get that right, David?

- jra
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