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This must be my week or something...

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Today I did something else pretty stupid. I work in IT. I was installing a UPS in the switch room that ties the entire network together, internal and external. Everything went perfect with the installation, until I wasn't happy with where I plugged the new UPS into. Mind you, the switch has quad-redundant power supplies. 2 PSUs that each have 2 power cords running into them. I have one cord from each PSU going into one UPS, and the other ones going into the other UPS. So, I thought I could stand to lose half the sources of power, or one entire PSU and still be up. Apparently I was wrong. I went to move the power cord for the new UPS and the battery didn't hold out. I heard the UPS die along with this CRITICAL core switch. ACK . So, the network was down for a whole 30-45 seconds while the switch was booting back up. Good thing I did it late in the day when very few people are around... Hopefully my luck is going to improve soon, I don't know if I can stand too many stupid moves by me.