Topic: Maintenance on Geodist6 will create an outage of approximately 2 hours

Date/Time Issued: March 22, 2021 1407Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Meteosat-8 McIDAS products (MIO, MIO3); Meteosat-11 McIDAS products (MSG, MSG3); Global Mosaic products (MOS)

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 22, 2021 1700Z

Date/Time of Expected End:  1900 UTC

Length of Outage: 2 hours

Details/Specifics of Change: Maintenance (major version upgrade) on server will result in approximately 2 hours of downtime on the geodist6 server. Most affected products will be delayed , although it is possible that some will be lost. Users may be able change their McIDAS settings to geodist6t using the DATALOC command (DATALOC ADD MSG GEODIST6T for internal users, or DATALOC ADD MSG GEODIST6TE; depending on your firewall access, this backup may not be available)

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

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

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