Update #1: Reminder that DDS decommissioning date remains June 19, three weeks from today.

Topic:Shutdown of Data Distribution Server (DDS)

Date/Time Issued: May 29, 2018 1216Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:All products currently distributed on DDS

Date/Time of Initial Impact:June 19, 2018 1500Z

Date/Time of Expected End:None

Length of Outage:Ongoing change

Details and Specifics of Change:As the final step in decommissioning the DDS system, user access to DDS will be shutoff on Tuesday, June 19, 2018at 1500Z.
On January 22, 2018, PDA was declared as the primary distribution server for all legacy data, and support to DDS was dropped to 8x5. All legacy data has been available on PDA since Sep 13, 2017.

External data providers to DDS may shut off their delivery to DDS anytime after Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Contactdonna.mcnamara@noaa.govif you need to do this sooner.)

Please note- Any DDS users who have not been re-validated for PDA access may complete and submit a Data Access Request (DAR) form. The DAR form is available at the website listed below.

Contact Information for Further Information: email:NESDIS.Data.Access@noaa.govfor DAR submission or other questions

Web Site(s) for applicable information:http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Organization/About/access.html

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