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Re: OUTAGE: DACS failure in USWEST/spokane

  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Mon Dec 28 12:15:51 1998

On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Ravi Pina wrote:

> A good system that I found to work for an institution I once wored
> for -- every Tuesday at around 1:00pm (a light load), the diesel
> system would be kicked in for 10 to 15 minutes.  It was a frequent
> enough schedule to detect any problems far in advance for repair.

Right, but how to you make sure your providers do the same thing? I would
think that just checking your batteries every few years would not be that
hard, but many RBOCs have problems with this in many service areas.

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Nathan Stratton				Telecom & ISP Consulting	 		[email protected]

> -ravi