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Re: 32 Old Slip AC Outage and 60 Hudson Verizon failure

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 11:14:56 2001

As for our 32 Old Slip location, located in Focal (8th Fl, I think), we
have power once again.

dial1.fnj> ver
System uptime is 4 hours 30 minutes

This was at Wed Sep 12 11:10:01 EDT 2001.

All of our PRIs into the Focal switch are down:

dial1.fnj> sho line0
----------------------  line0 - T1 Primary Rate ISDN  ---------------

  Status: DOWN       Framing: ESF        Encoding: B8ZS       PCM: u-law

  Receive Level: +2dB to -7.5dB

  Alarms                                Violations
  -----------------------------         -----------------------------
 *Blue                        1         Bipolar               14164694
  Yellow                      0         CRC Errors                  0
  Receive Carrier Loss        1         Multiframe Sync       3608661
 *Loss of Sync                1

On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Robert Boyle wrote:

> Our equipment at 32 Old Slip is not operational. This is apparently
> due to AC power failure and an inability to start the generators due
> to ash in the air (this may be a choice as well). Anyone running at
> 32 Old Slip (TCG/Eagle/Focal/GNAPs are the four I know of on the
> fourth floor) on DC power is on battery or offline.
> Our POP at 60 Hudson is up with the MFS/WorldCom provided backhaul
> circuit to our 34 Exchnage Place Jersey City location, but all
> Verizon circuits terminating at 60 Hudson are down/down. All MFS/WCom
> circuits seem to be ok so far...
> -Robert