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SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE:  UPDATE#6 (CORRECTION TURNOFF DATE )
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*UPDATE #6 *SYSTEM PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN RESOLVED ON THE NEW GEO SERVERS.
THE DATE FOR THE SATEPS TO GEO SYSTEM MIGRATION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED:
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, 2015,
1500 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - WEDNESDAY**MARCH 25, 2015, 1500 UTC.*
*
*UPDATE #5:*  DURING THE FINAL PHASE OF OUR TESTING WE DISCOVERED AN
INTERMITTENT SYSTEM PROBLEM
WHICH WOULD CAUSE AN INTERRUPTION TO OUR GEO PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION. ONCE
THIS PROBLEM IS FULLY UNDERSTOOD AND ADDRESSED WE WILL COMPLETE FINAL
TESTING AND ANNOUNCE THE NEW OPERATIONAL DATE FOR THE GEODIST SERVERS
AND THE DATE FOR THE TURN OFF OF THE SATEPSDIST SERVERS.

****UPDATE #4:* ***DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH OTHER OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES,
WE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE DATE OF OUR SATEPS TO GEO SYSTEM
MIGRATION:
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2015,
1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2015, 1400 UTC
***
UPDATE #3: ***WE REMAIN ON TRACK TO COMPLETE THE OPERATIONAL
TRANSITION:
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015,
1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC NEXT
THE PARALLEL TEST PERIOD.
***
UPDATE #2:* **THE PARALLEL TEST PERIOD FOR THE NEW GEO SYSTEMS HAS
STARTED.  ALL MCIDAS PRODUCTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE NEW GEODISTX
SERVERS.  ALL NON-MCIDAS PRODUCTS WITH IDENTIFIED USERS ARE NOW
AVAILABLE ON THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER (DDS) WITH THE EXCEPTION OF
THE GOES SST FRONTAL FILES AND THE GOES SST GHRSST FILES.  THESE TWO
PRODUCT SHOULD BE AVAILABLE BY MONDAY DECEMBER 15.

WE HAVE CONTACTED ALL IDENTIFIED SATEPS USERS TO PROVIDE ACCESS
INFORMATION TO THE NEW GEODISTX SERVERS OR THE DDS ARE REQUIRED.
IF YOU
CURRENTLY RELY ON SATEPSDISTX SYSTEMS FOR YOUR OPERATIONS, AND HAVE NOT
BEEN CONTACTED, PLEASE CONTACT THE DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV
IMMEDIATELY TO BEGIN THE RE-VALIDATION PROCESS.

USERS SHOULD ALSO CONTACT DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV IF THEY CANNOT
FIND
ANY REQUIRED PRODUCTS ON THE GEODISTX OR DDS SERVERS.

OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015,
1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC
**
****UPDATE #1: **HERE ARE THE NEW DATES FOR THE SATEPSDIST TO GEODIST
MIGRATION:
START OF PARALLEL TEST PERIOD - THURSDAY DECEMBER 11, 2014, 1400 UTC
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015,
1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC*

POSTPONED:* DUE TO RECENT OUTAGES, PARALLEL TESTING OF THE NEW GEODIST
SERVERS HAS BEEN DELAYED AND NEED TO BE RESCHEDULED.  WE WILL PROVIDE
NEW DATES FOR THE PARALLEL TESTING AND OPERATIONAL TRANSITION AS
SOON AS
THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

*TOPIC: * SATEPSDIST TO GEODIST MIGRATION - RETIREMENT OF SATEPSDIST
SERVERS.

*DATE/TIME ISSUED:*  MARCH 04, 2015, 1324 UTC

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* NOVEMBER 03, 2014 1400 UTC

*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END: * DECEMBER 03, 2014 1400 UTC

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*  1 MONTH
*
**PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:* THIS IMPACTS ALL DATA CURRENTLY
DISTRIBUTED ON THE SATEPSDIST1-7E SERVERS.

*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*

ESPC IS RETIRING THE SATEPSDIST SERVERS THIS DECEMBER. THIS INCLUDES:
SATEPSDIST1     GOES PRODUCT SERVER
SATEPSDIST2     GOES-EAST MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST3     GOES-WEST MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST4     POLAR DATA SERVER
SATEPSDIST5     MODEL DATA SERVER
SATEPSDIST6     METEOSAT MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST7     MTSAT MCIDAS SERVER

THEY WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW GEODIST SERVERS FOR MCIDAS ACCESS. ALL
NON-MCIDAS PRODUCT ACCESS WILL BE MOVED TO THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER
(DDS). LAST YEAR, ALL SATEPSDIST USERS WERE ASKED TO COMPLETE A USER
RE-VALIDATION. ONLY RE-VALIDATED USERS WILL BE GIVEN ACCESS TO THE NEW
GEODIST SERVERS.  IF UNSURE OF YOUR RE-VALIDATION STATUS, PLEASE
CONTACT
DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV.

AS PART OF THIS TRANSITION, ONLY MCIDAS DATA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED FROM
THE NEW GEODIST SERVERS.  ALL NON-MCIDAS DATA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED FROM
THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER (DDS).  ON THE DDS, USERS ARE PROVIDED
ACCESS ONLY TO THE DATA THEY ARE APPROVED TO RECEIVE. SIMILARLY, ON THE
NEW GEODIST SERVERS, ACCESS CONTROLS WILL BE ADDED FOR MCIDAS ADDE
ACCESS.  WE WILL BE REACHING OUT TO EACH RE-VALIDATED USER TO PROVIDE
THEM WITH THEIR NEW CREDENTIALS AS NECESSARY.

THIS CHANGE COINCIDES WITH THE ESPC MIGRATION TO NEW GEOPROD PRODUCT
PROCESSING SERVERS. THE OPERATIONAL SWITCH TO GEOPROD AND GEODIST IS
PLANNED FOR DECEMBER 3, 2014.  OPERATIONAL QUALITY DATA WILL BE
AVAILABLE ON THE DDS AND NEW GEODIST SERVERS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2014, ONE
MONTH BEFORE THE GEOPROD AND GEODIST SERVERS BECOME OPERATIONAL. DATA
ORIGINATING FROM GEOPROD AND THE GEODIST SERVERS WILL BE SUPPORTED 8X5
BETWEEN NOVEMBER 3 UNTIL DECEMBER 3.  THE SATEPDIST SERVERS WILL
BE KEPT
RUNNING FOR TWO WEEKS AFTER THE OPERATIONAL CHANGE-OVER DATE ON
DECEMBER
3, UNTIL DECEMBER 17, AND SUPPORTED 8X5.

*CONTACT INFORMATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:* DDS
ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV

*WEB SITE(S) FOR APPLICABLE INFORMATION: *
SEE HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/ORGANIZATION/ABOUT/ACCESS.HTML FOR POLICY
ON ACCESS AND DISTRIBUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE DATA AND
PRODUCTS.

THIS MESSAGE WAS SENT BY ESPC.NOTIFICATION@NOAA.GOV. YOU HAVE BEEN SENT
THIS AND OTHER NOTIFICATIONS BECAUSE YOU HAVE OPTED IN TO RECEIVE
IT. IF
FOR ANY REASON, YOU WISH TO UNSUBSCRIBE, PLEASE CONTACT ESPC HELP DESK
AT ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV OR (301) 817-3880. PLEASE NOTE: IT MAY TAKE
UP TO TWO BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS YOUR UNSUBSCRIBED REQUEST.


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    UPDATE #6 SYSTEM PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN RESOLVED ON THE NEW GEO
    SERVERS.   THE DATE FOR THE SATEPS TO GEO SYSTEM MIGRATION HAS BEEN
    RESCHEDULED:   
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY MARCH 11, 2015, 1500 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 2015, 1500 UTC.

UPDATE #5: DURING THE FINAL PHASE OF OUR TESTING WE DISCOVERED AN INTERMITTENT SYSTEM PROBLEM
WHICH WOULD CAUSE AN INTERRUPTION TO OUR GEO PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION. ONCE THIS PROBLEM IS FULLY UNDERSTOOD AND ADDRESSED WE WILL COMPLETE FINAL TESTING AND ANNOUNCE THE NEW OPERATIONAL DATE FOR THE GEODIST SERVERS AND THE DATE FOR THE TURN OFF OF THE SATEPSDIST SERVERS.

UPDATE #4: DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH OTHER OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES, WE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE DATE OF OUR SATEPS TO GEO SYSTEM MIGRATION:
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2015, 1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2015, 1400 UTC

UPDATE #3:
WE REMAIN ON TRACK TO COMPLETE THE OPERATIONAL TRANSITION:
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015, 1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC NEXT THE PARALLEL TEST PERIOD.

UPDATE #2:
THE PARALLEL TEST PERIOD FOR THE NEW GEO SYSTEMS HAS STARTED. ALL MCIDAS PRODUCTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE NEW GEODISTX SERVERS. ALL NON-MCIDAS PRODUCTS WITH IDENTIFIED USERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER (DDS) WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE GOES SST FRONTAL FILES AND THE GOES SST GHRSST FILES. THESE TWO PRODUCT SHOULD BE AVAILABLE BY MONDAY DECEMBER 15.

WE HAVE CONTACTED ALL IDENTIFIED SATEPS USERS TO PROVIDE ACCESS INFORMATION TO THE NEW GEODISTX SERVERS OR THE DDS ARE REQUIRED. IF YOU CURRENTLY RELY ON SATEPSDISTX SYSTEMS FOR YOUR OPERATIONS, AND HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED, PLEASE CONTACT THE DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV IMMEDIATELY TO BEGIN THE RE-VALIDATION PROCESS.

USERS SHOULD ALSO CONTACT DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV IF THEY CANNOT FIND ANY REQUIRED PRODUCTS ON THE GEODISTX OR DDS SERVERS.

OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015, 1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC

UPDATE #1: HERE ARE THE NEW DATES FOR THE SATEPSDIST TO GEODIST MIGRATION:
START OF PARALLEL TEST PERIOD - THURSDAY DECEMBER 11, 2014, 1400 UTC
OPERATIONAL DATE FOR NEW GEO SYSTEM - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14, 2015, 1400 UTC
TURN OFF OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS - MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 1400 UTC

POSTPONED:
DUE TO RECENT OUTAGES, PARALLEL TESTING OF THE NEW GEODIST SERVERS HAS BEEN DELAYED AND NEED TO BE RESCHEDULED. WE WILL PROVIDE NEW DATES FOR THE PARALLEL TESTING AND OPERATIONAL TRANSITION AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

TOPIC: SATEPSDIST TO GEODIST MIGRATION - RETIREMENT OF SATEPSDIST SERVERS.

DATE/TIME ISSUED: MARCH 04, 2015, 1324 UTC

DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT: NOVEMBER 03, 2014 1400 UTC

DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END: DECEMBER 03, 2014 1400 UTC

LENGTH OF OUTAGE: 1 MONTH

PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED: THIS IMPACTS ALL DATA CURRENTLY DISTRIBUTED ON THE SATEPSDIST1-7E SERVERS.

DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:

ESPC IS RETIRING THE SATEPSDIST SERVERS THIS DECEMBER. THIS INCLUDES:
SATEPSDIST1 GOES PRODUCT SERVER
SATEPSDIST2 GOES-EAST MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST3 GOES-WEST MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST4 POLAR DATA SERVER
SATEPSDIST5 MODEL DATA SERVER
SATEPSDIST6 METEOSAT MCIDAS SERVER
SATEPSDIST7 MTSAT MCIDAS SERVER

THEY WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW GEODIST SERVERS FOR MCIDAS ACCESS. ALL NON-MCIDAS PRODUCT ACCESS WILL BE MOVED TO THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER (DDS). LAST YEAR, ALL SATEPSDIST USERS WERE ASKED TO COMPLETE A USER RE-VALIDATION. ONLY RE-VALIDATED USERS WILL BE GIVEN ACCESS TO THE NEW GEODIST SERVERS. IF UNSURE OF YOUR RE-VALIDATION STATUS, PLEASE CONTACT DDS_ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV.

AS PART OF THIS TRANSITION, ONLY MCIDAS DATA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED FROM THE NEW GEODIST SERVERS. ALL NON-MCIDAS DATA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED FROM THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SERVER (DDS). ON THE DDS, USERS ARE PROVIDED ACCESS ONLY TO THE DATA THEY ARE APPROVED TO RECEIVE. SIMILARLY, ON THE NEW GEODIST SERVERS, ACCESS CONTROLS WILL BE ADDED FOR MCIDAS ADDE ACCESS. WE WILL BE REACHING OUT TO EACH RE-VALIDATED USER TO PROVIDE THEM WITH THEIR NEW CREDENTIALS AS NECESSARY.

THIS CHANGE COINCIDES WITH THE ESPC MIGRATION TO NEW GEOPROD PRODUCT PROCESSING SERVERS. THE OPERATIONAL SWITCH TO GEOPROD AND GEODIST IS PLANNED FOR DECEMBER 3, 2014. OPERATIONAL QUALITY DATA WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DDS AND NEW GEODIST SERVERS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2014, ONE MONTH BEFORE THE GEOPROD AND GEODIST SERVERS BECOME OPERATIONAL. DATA ORIGINATING FROM GEOPROD AND THE GEODIST SERVERS WILL BE SUPPORTED 8X5 BETWEEN NOVEMBER 3 UNTIL DECEMBER 3. THE SATEPDIST SERVERS WILL BE KEPT RUNNING FOR TWO WEEKS AFTER THE OPERATIONAL CHANGE-OVER DATE ON DECEMBER 3, UNTIL DECEMBER 17, AND SUPPORTED 8X5.

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: DDS ADMINISTRATOR@NOAA.GOV

WEB SITE(S) FOR APPLICABLE INFORMATION:
SEE HTTP://WWW.OSPO.NOAA.GOV/ORGANIZATION/ABOUT/ACCESS.HTML FOR POLICY ON ACCESS AND DISTRIBUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE DATA AND PRODUCTS.

THIS MESSAGE WAS SENT BY ESPC.NOTIFICATION@NOAA.GOV. YOU HAVE BEEN SENT THIS AND OTHER NOTIFICATIONS BECAUSE YOU HAVE OPTED IN TO RECEIVE IT. IF FOR ANY REASON, YOU WISH TO UNSUBSCRIBE, PLEASE CONTACT ESPC HELP DESK AT ESPCOPERATIONS@NOAA.GOV OR (301) 817-3880. PLEASE NOTE: IT MAY TAKE UP TO TWO BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS YOUR UNSUBSCRIBED REQUEST.

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