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Router glitch cripples California DMV network




Router glitch cripples California DMV network
Router glitch cripples California DMV network



http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10439263-245.html 

By Elinor Mills
InSecurity Complex
CNET News
January 21, 2010

The California Department of Motor Vehicles department suffered a 
network outage on Thursday due to an equipment glitch, a state official 
said.

A router switch malfunctioned, said Bill Maile, spokesman for Office of 
Technology Services for the state of California.

"It's very rare," he said. "Our staff quickly diagnosed the problem and 
re-routed network traffic to restore connectivity."

The network was down for about two hours and was restored at about 1:40 
p.m. PST, according to Maile.

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