[THIN] Re: Multiple Server Reboot Schedule.

  • From: "Luchette, Jon" <JLuchette@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 14:39:26 -0400

Yes, I will second that.  I also use it on all of my servers, and it gives
you a lot of additional options that would be incredibly hard to script out
successfully.  It is pretty cheap too!  Definitely worth at least a demo...

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Kenzig http://thin.net [mailto:jimkenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 1:49 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: Multiple Server Reboot Schedule.

This is why Shutdown Plus TS from http://www.wmsoftware.com is a great
solution for this problem. It has what is called a rolling restart so you
can schedule a server to reboot after another one is back online. It is very
reasonably priced.
Regards,
Jim Kenzig
http://thin.net

-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
Behalf Of Ron Oglesby
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 1:36 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: Multiple Server Reboot Schedule.


Really at reboot IMA is most dependent on seeing the DS. It will still work
but more often has problems starting than if the DS server is up. Earlier
FRs had problems with this. Newer FRs (like FR3) recover better from it.

Remember at Boot IMA does a consistency check on the LHC. If the DS is not
there it cant do it. Meaning the LHC may or may not be right. Now it has to
wait and keep re-trying the IMA connection. Sometimes it works sometimes it
doesn't.

So they were right and wrong.

Ron Oglesby
Senior Technical Architect
Microsoft MVP - Windows Server

RapidApp, Chicago
Mobile 815 325-7618
Office 312 372-7188
e-mail roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx


-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Brian Rota
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 11:58 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: Multiple Server Reboot Schedule.

SO if I do reboot them at the exact same time it really should not be an
issue and the competing vendor is blowing smoke

Brian
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