[plug] OT: nokia data cable

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Mon Jan 8 11:50:38 WST 2007

On Mon, Jan 08, 2007, Benjamin J Keith wrote:
> Do you need to use a mobile?

* short timeframe
* lack of phone lines in colocation rack

That said, I'm trying to get a phone line installed into the colocation rack
for emergency console access. These things take time, unfortunately.


> When the power is up sms alerts could go out via an internet gateway.
> When power is out, use a 56k modem (running off UPS) to call a mobile 
> number, any call from the 56k modem line thereby signifying a power 
> outage.  This assumes you have an analog pstn line within reach of the 
> server.
> Of course you may also want to send an alert if the internet link is down. 
> Kudos to the person who can come up with way to send a message, not 
> necessarily sms, between the 56k modem and the mobile.  Any ideas?

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