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General Chat Thread, Who's working over Christmas..... in General; hey guys! whos going in for part of the xmas holiday, if u are u got any mini projects on, ...
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    Who's working over Christmas.....

    hey guys!

    whos going in for part of the xmas holiday, if u are u got any mini projects on, whats on your list?

    being nosy

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    I'm not going in at all over christmas. But will probably do the odd bit of work remotely before the launch of our sharepoint solution to all parents and students in January 09.

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    My List

    1. Upgrade Mail Server to 4GB RAM
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    3. Reboot of Servers & Switches
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    Kids & teachers go Friday, and LOTS to do next week. Then few days off!!

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    in for a day,

    rebooting the servers
    sorting out the VM backsup
    security updates on the servers
    putting my brain back in after a week doing nothing but CCNA 9-6

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    No holiday for me. Even working christmas eve!

    Tasks include, getting mylittlehelpdesk and ocs inventory up and running. Cleaning. Tidying. Sleep.

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    Planning to do a major re-RIS'ing of client workstations so I'll be spending a bit of time getting a new RIS image ready for each of the schools I have.

    Beyond that though it's tax return time so I'll be dealing with all that paperwork...

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    Just wondering if there is there a reason why you just reboot a server?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Just wondering if there is there a reason why you just reboot a server?
    It's often useful if over the last x months since last reboot you've made changes which say "please restart your machine" and you don't, or you've made config file changes which don't appear to take effect until reboot.

    I've been linux boxes be rebooted after a years uptime to find they no longer boot because someone messed up a closing comment in /etc/rc.conf. - I'd sooner it broke during maintenance than during a random power cut.

    If nothing else, updates often require reboots that are suppressed by GPO so it's just nice

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    I've got a fortnight off to go do panto

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    im in 22nd and 23rd then taking the rest of the time off

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    I finish on the 19th and then working from home the 22nd and 23rd. Re-doing the school website and want some quiet time to do that. Plus I can put some films on and catch up.

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    I'll be working for most of the holiday with a week or so off

    My list is pretty short at the moment...

    1. Upgrade Sims
    2. Provide tech support to the finance department while they run off the fee bills
    3. General server/network maintenance
    4. Lots of research
    5. possibly clean a few projector filters

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    Working 22nd, 23rd & Jan 2nd

    New SIMS.net server going in on 23rd.

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    Christmas is only holiday I take off in full as rule so not in at all...

    Roll on next week...

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