Date/Time Issued: April 25, 2018 1354Z
Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 8, 2018 1200Z
Date/Time of Expected End: May 8, 2018 1600Z
Length of Outage: 6 hours
Product(s) or Data Impacted: ALL CIP Products will be available during the Failover.
Details/Specifics of Change: The ESPC Critical Infrastructure Protection
(CIP) site has been Activated early to avoid ramp up time for
the products to reach optimum capability and to meet the
Quarterly requirement to verify ESPC/CIP
capabilities/functionality and preparation for the Failover on
May 8, 2018. During this CIP MPLS Failover, our goal is for all
users to test their connections within the scheduled time of the
failover. Use the following number to call for validation:
MPLS Failover Operation
Conference Room: TBA
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 7:30 AM M-bM-^@M-^S 5:00 PM
Call in: TBA
Participant Code: TBA
MPLS will begin on May 8th or 9th, 2018, 1200Z (Pending Critical Weather Issued)
Priority 1 Products will meet their optimum capability 24 hours after activation.
Priority 2 Products will meet their optimum capability 48 hours after activation.
CIP MPLS Failover Testing will occur on May 8th or 9th, 2018 1200Z (Pending Critical Weather Issued)
The ESPC/CIP, in Wallops Island, will remain activated until May (day - TBA), 2018, 1800Z , at which time the CIP will be deactivated.
Contact Information for Further Information:
ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov
Web Site(s) for applicable information: http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/cip.html
Detailed information on ESPC/CIP products can
be found at the following location: