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General Chat Thread, what enviroment monitoring system are you running in your server room? in General; Originally Posted by Soulfish You know those units look identical to the CliMate units. I suspect they come from the ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soulfish View Post
    You know those units look identical to the CliMate units. I suspect they come from the same source and get a different badge stuck on them
    Never looked at the CliMate kit, but the Goose stuff always seems to be the best price/features mix. Lots of US sysadmins on other boards swear by them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    Upgrade him to v2 to unlock the following features:

    Damp feet = aircon leak.
    Excessive coughing = fire.
    Which version do I need for testing the Halon system?

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    None at the minute. Was looking at one of the NetBotz units when we've got money though.
    I especially like how you can attach this to it
    APC Alarm Beacon

    Obviously I dont want anything going wrong, but a beacon flashing in the office would be quite cool

    Actually the Climate CM-2 does look rather good. That and a water sensor under the air con units would be good for our server room I think
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    I like the APC card, simply because it can initiate shutdowns if the temperature gets too high. Monitoring solutions are ok, but if you have no easy access to the site in an emergency then it's nice to have something happen in your absence!

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    Which version do I need for testing the Halon system?
    Aah, Sir will be wanting our new and exciting "trip over the corpse in the server room" module. Also very good for testing auto-shutting bulkheads for fire suppression, even if I do say so myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete View Post
    Aah, Sir will be wanting our new and exciting "trip over the corpse in the server room" module. Also very good for testing auto-shutting bulkheads for fire suppression, even if I do say so myself.
    Oh? I thought it was the "the student that no one wants in the school but can't find a valid excuse to get rid of" module... Although by the sounds of it, this could be a sub module of your suggestion....

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    Just bought a CM-2 Climate for us too. Damned good.

    Going to fit the anti-intrusion to it, and we have an Axis Camera too that looks like it'll work with it.

    CM-2 will be set for buzzer and mail, also will be fitting the damp kit to it as the Airedales in there are not something I'd like to leak under the floor.

    Luckily our office is joined to the server room, seperated by some soundproofed doubleglazed doors..so we're close to hand if needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete View Post
    Aah, Sir will be wanting our new and exciting "trip over the corpse in the server room" module. Also very good for testing auto-shutting bulkheads for fire suppression, even if I do say so myself.
    Is it fire proof?

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    Im in the market for some of these. Need one for each server room. Want something that will do SMS notification, Camera CCTV, and climate stuff..

    Although we dont have APC UPS's , the APC NetBotz ones look good, got APC coming in tomorrow to give the lowdown..

    Anything else I should be looking at?

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    how kool is that rack mount item!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanW View Post
    +1 just bought it on the advice of this thread and loving it

    what enviroment monitoring system are you running in your server room?-image1.jpg

    Does anyone know how to setup SMS alerts with it?

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    I'm using owserver, ethernet connected 1 wire hub and 1 wire temp sensors.

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