Update #2: Anomaly: Transactions authenticating with SFTP and SSH keys is failing at both CBU and NSOF OPS sites. PDA Support technicians are working to resolve the issue. The date/time the anomaly started is March 31, 2020 ~1900Z. A more detailed accounting of which transactions are affected will be listed in a subsequent update.

Update #1: Planned ESPDS Release 3.5 update activities are continuing today at the CBU Backup site beginning at 1302Z.

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


Date/Time Issued:  March 31, 2020 2235Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted: All or some products being Ingested and/or Disseminated from the CBU Back-up site will be affected.


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 30, 2020 1300Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  April 1, 2020 2000Z


Length of Event:  53 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 3 day period will 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.


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