Topic:  Decommissioning of the ESPC Old legacy VPN Connection to the NOAA NOC

Date/Time Issued:  July 15, 2020 1429Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  (None) All Users should be using ERAV for remote access to ESPC/ESPDS
Date/Time of Initial Impact:  July 15th ,2020, 1500Z

Date/Time of Expected End:   July 15th , 2020, 1510Z

Length of Event:  Approximately 10 min.  

Details/Specifics of Change:  Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC) is planning on shutting down the old legacy VPN remote access portal on wednesday, July  15, 2020, between 1500 - 1510 UTC. The nature of this work is to turn off the interface connected to the NOC FW for Legacy VPN access .All remote access users should be using ERAV for remote access to ESPC/ESPDS

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)817-3880. 

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