On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 09:49:19AM +0000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Introducing a new machine has a certain level of risk. What is your > contingency plan if the machine fails anyway?
The plan is to just remove the machine from the circuit. Instead of having a cable to the machine from the first switch and then another cable from the machine to the second switch, the plan is to just replace that with a single cable between the two switches and revert to how we are now. > If there is so much at stake why not use the better machine then? Budget . I have a very limited one, and if I lose this machine to the firewall, I then have less resources available for hosting. > Another alternative.. prepare both machines. Have the better machine ready > to do an able to be connected/switched to at a moments notice. Put the > slower machine on at the slowest day. Monitor it closely as traffic grows. That's probably the way forward, yes. Thanks. -- Wayne Pascoe There's optimism... and then there's stupidity! _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"