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NOXX01 KWBC 192131

FROM - NWSTG
TO - ALL CUSTOMERS
SUBJECT - EMERGENCY FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AFFECTING
NWS HEADQUARTERS INTERNET SERVICE
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FOULGER PRATT, BUILDING MANAGER FOR THE SSMC CAMPUS,
WILL BE PERFORMING EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE THAT
REQUIRES A COMPLETE POWER OUTAGE FOR THE SSMC3
BUILDING AT THE NOAA CAMPUS IN SILVER SPRING, MD.
.
THE NOAA NOC HAS ADVISED THAT INTERNET SERVICE MAY BE
SEVERELY DEGRADED FOR ALL OFFICES AT THE NOAA CAMPUS
IN SILVER SPRING, INCLUDING NWS HEADQUARTERS, DURING
THE MAINTENANCE WINDOW. THE TIMES FOR THE EVENT ARE
AS FOLLOWS
.
START - 12/20/2014 - 1030 UTC - 0530 AM EST
STOP  - 12/20/2014 - 2330 UTC - 1830 PM EST
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THE FOLLOWING OPSNET SERVICES MAY BE SEVERELY DEGRADED
OR UNAVAILABLE DURING THIS MAINTENANCE WINDOW
.
1 - OPSNET ALTERNATE TRANSPORT -ATP- SERVICE
2 - TRANSPORT TO THE INTERNET VIA OPSNET - NDBC, NLSC,
    NRC, AND PWTC
3 - REMOTE ACCESS VIA THE OPSNET SSL VPN SERVICE
4 - REMOTE ACCESS VIA THE NOAA CAC VPN SERVICE
.
THE FOLLOWING NWS TELECOMMUNICATIONS GATEWAY SERVICES
MAY BE SEVERELY DEGRADED OR UNAVAILABLE DURING THIS
MAINTENANCE WINDOW
.
1 - DOWNLOADS FROM TGFTP.NWS.NOAA.GOV
2 - DOWNLOADS FROM WEATHER.NOAA.GOV
3 - SELECT DATA SETS RECEIVED VIA THE INTERNET AND
HOUSED ON THESE WEB SITES MAY BE SLOW TO UPDATE
.
FOULGER PRATT HAS ADVISED THAT THERE IS A HIGH RISK
OF FAILURE FOR THE UNDERLYING COMPONENTS, WHICH WOULD
CAUSE AN UNPLANNED POWER OUTAGE, REQUIRING A LONGER
TIME TO RESTORE SERVICES.
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FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 301.713.0992 OR
SEND AN EMAIL TO US USING THE ADDRESS TOC.NWSTG -AT-
NOAA.GOV
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NWSTG/DJT



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