2016 Outages

* Outage Type P = Planned U = Unplanned R= Release Events

Outages in Red have not yet taken place. Outages in Black have completed.

Previous Years Outages –      2016               2015              2014

*P/U From To Reason for Outage Backlog Handling/Comments MKT System
Affected
Jurisdiction Affected Systems Undergoing Outage
P 20/11/2016
09:00
20/11/2016
13:00
Upgrade of Oracle Database. RMP Extranet shall be unavailable during the outage. RMP Extranet ROI Electricity Market RMP Extranet
P 19/11/2016
08:00
21/11/2016
06:00
NIE Networks Disaster Recovery Test. Market Messages inbound and outbound will queue and be processed on resumption of normal service. TIBCO Market Messaging System.
Market Website (NI only).
Secure Fileserver (NI only).
NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO/Market Website (NI only) /Secure Fileserver (NI only)
P 5/11/2016
08:00
5/11/2016
18:00
Upgrade of the TIBCO HUB Infrastructure. Market Messages inbound and outbound will queue and be processed on resumption of normal service.
TIBCO Market Messaging System NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
P 28/10/2016
20:00
30/10/2016
TBC
Migration of infrastructure to Linux. Messages inbound to Networks will queue in the central HUB and be processed on resumption of normal service.
Facility to book appointments via RMP Extranet shall be unavailable during the outage.
Retail Central Market System &
RMP Extranet
ROI Electricity Markets SAP ISU & SAP PI
P 08/10/2016
14:00
09/10/2016
13:00
To facilitate a Dress Rehearsal for the migration of infrastructure to Linux. Messages inbound to Networks will queue and be processed on resumption of normal service.
Facility to book appointments via RMP Extranet shall be unavailable during the outage. 
Retail Central Market System &
RMP Extranet
ROI Electricity Markets SAP ISU
P 11/09/2016
10:00
11/09/2016
13:00
TIBCO Hub maintenance outage to do a Reboot of TIBCO services as part of normal operations and hand-over. During the period of the outage Market Messages will not be processed.

They will be queued and processed on resumption of normal services.

TIBCO Market Messaging System NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
P 18/09/2016
08:00
18/09/2016
17:00
Site Switch Messages inbound to Networks will queue in the central HUB and be processed on resumption of normal service Retail Central Market System &
RMP Extranet
ROI Electricity Markets SAP ISU and SAP PI
R 05/08/2016
18:00
06/08/2016
19:00
TIBCO Upgrade Project (TUP) and MCR Cutover N/A TIBCO Market Messaging Solution
ESBN and NIEN SAP-ISU
RMP Extranet
NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO Market Messaging Solution
ESBN and NIEN SAP-ISU
RMP Extranet
U 19/06/2016 20/06/2016 Unplanned Click System outage due to Planned Work on IT LAN Infrastructure on Sunday 19/06/2016 Unable to book appointment via RMP Extranet. RMP Extranet. ROI Electricity Markets Click
P 22/05/2016 22/05/2016 This is to facilitate a SAP Password Manager Upgrade . During the period of the outage inbound messages to ESBN will be queued and processed on the resumption of normal service. SAP ISU.

RMP Extranet

ROI Electricity Markets SAP
P 15/05/2016 15/05/2016 Perform housekeeping on TIBCO HUB During the period of the outage Market Messages will not be processed.
They will be queued and processed on resumption of normal services.
TIBCO Market Messaging System NI & ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
P 15/05/2016 15/05/2016 Facilitate Upgrade to ESB Corporate Firewall During the period of the outage Market Messages from MPs to ESBN will not be processed, they will be queued and processed on resumption of normal services.
No messages from ESBN will be sent during the period of the outage.
Extranet will be unavailable
Retail Central Market System/
RMP Extranet
ROI Electricity Markets ESB Corporate Firewall
U 02/04/2016 02/04/2016 Premises housing all TIBCO infrastructure has undergone a power Outage TIBCO is currently down as is NIE back end systems.
Suppliers in both jurisdictions can continue to send market messages. They will queue and be processed as soon as power is resumed and systems are back online.
ROI CMS will continue to send outbound messages to Suppliers. All will queue and will be processed as soon as power is resumed and systems back online.
Capita confirm that it appears all batch jobs running over night would have completed by the start of the outage with all associated messages having been sent by CMS’s and received by MPs
TIBCO HUB

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NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
U 29/03/2016
16:00 Approx.
29/03/2016 Under Investigation Messages will queue until connectivity re-established TIBCO HUB & SAP PI

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Under Investigation TIBCO
P 05/03/2016
08:30
05/03/2016
16:30
Planned Site Switch Orders logged with appointments will queue in Workflow and will be dealt with immediately once Click is back online.
Should the requested appointment slot be unavailable at that stage, a 137R market message (appointment rejection) will issue to the Supplier
Central Market System/RMP Extranet.

(Messages Will Queue)

ROI Electricity Markets CLICK
P 28/02/2016
10:00
28/02/2016
12:00
Apply security patch to network infrastructure-TIBCO HUB Any queued messages will be processed once the system is back on-line. TIBCO Market Messaging System ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
P 21/02/2016
10:00
21/02/2016
14:00
Perform housekeeping on TIBCO HUB Any queued messages will be processed once the system is back on-line. TIBCO Market Messaging System NI &ROI Electricity Markets TIBCO
P 17/01/2016
14:30
17/01/2016
15:00
Routine Maintenance Messages Inbound to ESB Networks will queue
Extranet will be unavailable
Central Market System

RMP Extranet (Full Outage)

ROI Electricity Market SAP