Topic:  Planned ESPDS PDA/NDE maintenance activities at the CBU backup site may cause connectivity and/or processing Interruptions.


Date/Time Issued:  September 25, 2020 1515Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted: All or some products being Ingested and/or Disseminated from the CBU backup site may be affected.


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  September 28, 2020 1200Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  September 29, 2020 2000Z


Length of Event:  32 hours


Details/Specifics of Change:  The PDA CBU Backup environment will perform a ESPDS Application Upgrade during the impact window above. Short outages of 5 to 15 minutes may occur during the upgrade process. The upgrade will take place over a 2 day period with system availability maintained for the majority of time. If processing or connectivity interruptions occur, hung connections may need to be reset and/or restarted.


The PDA Support team will be monitoring the environment to quickly investigate and remediate anomalies that arise.


Contact Information for Further  Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880.    


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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