A wet first day
The water had made it's way into the plant room and all our kit had to be shut off in this area. Also, rather annoyingly, whoever installed the CCTV kit moved one of our IEC leads into a power strip at the bottom of the cab that they had installed (ours are halfway up to avoid such incidents) and this was submerged in water before it was all pumped away. As a lot of the ethernet cables come from the bottom of the cab, rather than the top, most of these will need to be replaced too.
As well as the student faults I had a post-installation wireless survey of the new Journalism and Economics building to carry out, that I managed early Saturday before many students had arrived. Also there were approximately 28 access points to set up in languages and another 77 to configure in Computer Science, Research and Information Studies.
I didn't get that many set up however as I was still looking at faulty wireless access points at around 5-6pm on Sunday.
One wouldn't download the image and another didn't want to boot until it had a console cable plugged in (?)
We also had to do a bodge job (yuck! - on orders from above) as a resident was asking for compensation due to a job to install properly being held up with Estates.
Couldn't connect to wireless from their room with antenna in or on the cab, no sockets or cables to use and couldn't do any drilling so a temporary fix...tape, lots and lots of tape
Needless to say it was a busy old weekend (which the tax man will appreciate).
Just want to make it through registration this week with enough time to sort out the teaching spaces and then pack all the registration kit away on Saturday for another year.