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For formated weather information:
 
For formated weather information:
    telnet weather 8888
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telnet weather 8888
  
For raw weather data:
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For raw weather data (CSV):
    telnet weather 8889
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telnet weather 8889
  
 
Information on JAWS (Jefferson AWS), the software which weather runs to interface with the weather station, can be found on [http://www.tjhsst.edu/~jgrafton/techlab-weather/ jgrafton's website].
 
Information on JAWS (Jefferson AWS), the software which weather runs to interface with the weather station, can be found on [http://www.tjhsst.edu/~jgrafton/techlab-weather/ jgrafton's website].
  
 
{{Server Tech Specs |
 
{{Server Tech Specs |
     type = HP Vectra |
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     type = HP Vectra VL400 |
 
     numcpus = 1 |
 
     numcpus = 1 |
     cpu = 133MHz Pentium |
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     cpu = 866 MHz Pentium III |
     ram = 128MiB |
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     ram = 256 MiB |
     nic = ISA |
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     nic = Integrated 10/100 |
     hds = 1.2 GB IDE |
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     hds = 20 GB IDE |
     os = Debian GNU/Linux Testing |
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     os = Gentoo Linux |
 
     services = Weather |
 
     services = Weather |
 
     ip = 198.38.16.100 |
 
     ip = 198.38.16.100 |
     purchasedate = Ancient History |
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     purchasedate = Unknown |
 
     retired = No - Still in service
 
     retired = No - Still in service
 
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Update, 10 June, 2009, Weather's harddrive suffered from I/O failure, however, it was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully.  Weather is now being reinstalled with a new hard drive and a modern version of Debian Linux.
 
Update, 10 June, 2009, Weather's harddrive suffered from I/O failure, however, it was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully.  Weather is now being reinstalled with a new hard drive and a modern version of Debian Linux.
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Update, 29 July, 2009, Weather is back online.  The old Pentium Vectra was replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400 running Gentoo Linux.
  
 
[[Category:Server]]
 
[[Category:Server]]
 
[[Category:Stub]]
 
[[Category:Stub]]

Revision as of 17:06, 29 July 2009

Weather is a server in the CSL Machine Room that hosts a serial connection to the AWS datalogger which in turn connects to the weather station located outside the lab.

The weather data can be accessed locally on the TJ network through telnet:

For formated weather information:

telnet weather 8888

For raw weather data (CSV):

telnet weather 8889

Information on JAWS (Jefferson AWS), the software which weather runs to interface with the weather station, can be found on jgrafton's website.

Technical Specifications

Server Type Hardware type::HP Vectra VL400
CPU 866 MHz Pentium III
RAM 256 MiB
Hard Disks 20 GB IDE
OS Gentoo Linux
Purchase Date Unknown

News

On 5 June, 2009, Weather may have suffered a hard drive failure, causing weather station data to be invalid. As of 7 June, 2009, it is still running, but throws I/O errors. Its uptime was 416 days.

Update, 10 June, 2009, Weather's harddrive suffered from I/O failure, however, it was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully. Weather is now being reinstalled with a new hard drive and a modern version of Debian Linux.

Update, 29 July, 2009, Weather is back online. The old Pentium Vectra was replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400 running Gentoo Linux.