RE: OT: random system shutdown...out of ideas

  • From: "John Oligario" <joligario@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 13:44:26 -0400

The log showed that, but did the system acutally shut down?  do you have it
set to reboot itself or did you have to restart it yourself?
could be a flaky power supply, do you have redundant power supplies in the
John Oligario


From: Devin McBride [mailto:devin@xxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 1:10 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] OT: random system shutdown...out of ideas

Hoping someone could give me some other areas to possible look
Office is a small 5 user office
Server hardware/software:
CPU: P4 3.2
Mainboard: MSI 865G Neo2-PLS
Ram: 2GB PC2700
Harddrive: 2x Seagate 200GB Mirrorred raid
OS: SBS 2003 / veritas bu exec sbe / symantec antivirus sbe
I have run some burn in test using both the as
well as Sandra running tests for 3-4 days continuously as well as having run
both the harddisks and ram through external tests
The server has run continuously fine for the last week and a half.
Server is hooked into a APC Powerstack 450 set to safely shut down the
server after 8 minutes of power outage.  Have tested this and it does safely
shut the server down
Saturday the 31st it shows an unexpected shutdown in the event log in the
System portion of it with no other information pertaining to what may have
caused this.  Is there anywhere I am missing that I could possible look to
see what may be causing this to happen?

Thanks in advance,
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