Update: Power restored. All services normal. Monitoring for abnormalities.
—- old report —-
SYSTEM ALERT: POWER FAILURE. ON BATTERY.
We have experienced a power failure. Downtime imminent. See log for status:
~16:30. Power failure.
~17:20. Power failure reported to sysadmin (me).
~17:30. Non-critical servers powered down. Power saving status enabled. Connection tested: link good.
18:01. Primary UPS reports it can run for another 15 minutes. Re-routing all critical systems to Secondary UPS.
18:02. Secondary UPS overloads and fails without warning (The blasted Best Buy salesman told me it would work)!! All power re-routed to Primary UPS. Making procedure for blind shut-down.
18:06. Primary UPS is critical.
18:13. Primary UPS fails. Falcon goes down hard.
18:35. Power LED activated. Systems booting. Checking disks. Power up success!
18:37. Link restored.
18:41. All services running.
Uptime Report: 230 days 23 hours and 8 minutes. Three days short of previous uptime record!! Arg!