[Cialug] Slightly OT: Server Room Temperature
Nathan C. Smith
nathan.smith at ipmvs.com
Fri Sep 14 12:44:47 CDT 2007
Some servers let you set a "shutdown temp" in the firmware. Set a written
policy that says the servers will be set to shutdown at 90 Degrees F. and/or
set it yourself in the firmware.
Once they have machines shutting down they will need to get the AC going.
> Hmm... Our problem is that we normally keep server rooms at
> about 70-75F. We have one room without HVAC that is at 80+F
> on a regular basis, but the person responsible for that
> building is dragging their feet on installing A/C. I'm
> looking for a "this is the limit". I bet once the heat gets
> turned on tonight, we might actually hit 90F in there.
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