On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Irwan Hadi wrote:

> At 12:44 AM 8/9/00 -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> >Irwan Hadi drunkenly mumbled...
> > >
> > > But I guess soon they will change all their freeBSD servers ;(
> > > and I wonder, how many people should be employed by Microsoft, just to
> > > press the restart button at their 2000 servers for Hotmail, in case they
> > > got BSOD ?
> >
> >it's called the APC MasterSwitch (or similar peoduct by alternate vendor)
> >
> >reboot machines over the network.  takes the place of 64.2% of all people
> >employed with the word microsoft in their title.
> Including MCSE, MCP , etc ? ;) :)
> BTW how can the administrator of hotmail determine if a server is BSOD or 
> not then ?, because they have 2000 servers and I think without enough 
> employees to watch the system and how can APC master switch reboot the 
> machine in case it BSOD ?

use something like netsaint to monitor those machines?  and the APC master
switch is web administered, so it would be too easy to build a quick perl
script to trigger a power outlet correspondign to the partiular server
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