Co-Lo Stability Problems

Unfortunately, our co-lo had some stability problems Friday morning.

First up, they lost all of their connectivity to the facility that holds all of our games. This took them about 40 minutes to diagnose and a bit longer to restore.

Much more astonishingly, they rebooted all of their machines (which means all of our machines) while they were fixing the problem, with no notice. This probably had minimal repercussions on the SkotOS games (Marrach, Ironclaw, Lazarus, and Lovecraft). There may have been a rollback of an hour or two.

TEC and Grendel's Revenge are more troublesome. TEC will suffer a rollback of 10 hours, to midnight (PT) last night, since the unannounced reboot happened one hour before the next backups. GR suffered a more complete failure. We're being forced to restore the entire machine from its backups, then we'll need to restore the game from the backups stored within that backup. The lineup of dates look promising (which is how we laid them out, 'lo these many years ago), so the hope is that we'll only suffer a 7 hour rollback, to the 3am (PT) game backup, but it's a bit dicey at the moment.

Apologies for the inconvenience; we're now making sure everything is stable, and we're looking into whether our most recent upgrades to TEC will support increasing the backups to every 6 hours.

Edit: The GR problem is proving even more intractable than hoped. As best I can tell, our colo is still having some issues because I can't boot the first restore I made of GR and I can't build a new node either. I expect this will just clear when they get their act together, but in the meantime I'm not able to get GR back online until they fix these problems.
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  • The Soldier's Ball

    Good citizens,
    All people in good standing with the Great House of Rinaldi are cordially invited to the Soldier’s Ball!
    To take place on the twenty-third day of Strawberry (ooc: June 23 at 8pm EST),

    the Soldier’s Ball is a chance to recognize the hard-working martial people of the city. Attire is formal martial, so wear your best soldierly costume (yes, even if you are not a soldier). Food, drinks, and entertainment will be provided!

    ~Maggie, Gardener for the Great House of Rinaldi

  • #2
    Please note that uniforms should be reserved for the military personel to whom they belong. All others can wear clothes that creatively simulate the dress of a soldier, but should not wear uniforms.


    • #3
      Just a reminder that this is tomorrow night. I hope everyone is ready.


      • #4
        The Ball is beginning
        Crocifisso Donato Corvasci