escalation paths and methods
mmahut at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jun 13 13:29:25 UTC 2007
Mike McGrath wrote:
> Karsten Wade wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 23:30 +0200, Marek Mahut wrote:
>>> In fact, and maybe with pages or cell numbers (for sms only, of
>>> course) too.
>> Maybe we can enable an alias (of sorts) for sysadmin paging. For
>> example, kwade-page (at) fedoraproject.org would send to an SMS page
>> number that I can specify in FAS.
>> The reason is to let us set strict and harsh spamassassin rules behind
>> those aliases. Or perhaps an SMS is not passed through the alias
>> channel unless it is sent from an email address that is on record for a
>> FAS account holder. Or perhaps it is an even smaller list of people who
>> can use that SMS, a specific set of From: email addresses and SMS
>> Personally, I want to know when infrastructure I have a stake in is
>> having problems, but I don't want to be nagged by nagios. So, these are
>> definitely escalation paths that need a human involved, probably one who
>> has seen/heard of the problem and is sure it is real. Similarly, when I
>> detect a problem that really needs intervention, I want a way to know
>> that someone with a key and an interest knows about it. That for me was
>> the most frustrating part of the F7 launch, when the first few days
>> passed and problems arose, I was never sure it had anyone's attention
>> and so stuff languished that had an easy resolution.
>> Even volunteers have good reason to want an early and useful page.
>> Arriving Just In Time is not only good for one's hero profile, it also
>> helps keep five minute solutions from being three hour problems.
> I'll add whoever wants to be added. We can also work a formal tree now
> if need be.
> Don't make me regret this :-/
It's also a good idea to mention your time zone.
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