Topic: ESPC Network Maintenance (NCWCP firewall IOS upgrade)

Date/Time Issued: June 4, 2019, 1733Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: An intermittent outage connectivity for SAB traffic to NCEP, all incoming and outgoing traffic to and from College Park and NSOF (SAB users, programmers). Some internal communication will be briefly disrupted as well.

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 6, 2019 1500Z

Date/Time of Expected End: June 6, 2019 1600Z

Length of Event: Approximately 1 Hour

Details/Specifics of Change: Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC) will be performing required maintenance on June 6, 2019, between 1500-1600Z. The nature of this work may cause intermittent connectivity issues. An extended outage for this maintenance is not expected, however drops in connectivity may occur during this time.

This maintenance will NOT be done on a Critical Weather Day, nor if there are other significant operational issues warranting postponement.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at at (301)817-4799.

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