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Summary: Data Center Relocation Update # 1 - First Relocation Phase Planned for October 26-29, 2007

Publication Date: October 19, 2007

Author: William Leith, Acting General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid

Summary: Data Center Relocation Update # 1 - First Relocation Phase Planned for October 26-29, 2007

Posted on 10-19-2007

We are in the process of relocating the data center that supports numerous Federal Student Aid systems and Web sites. The data center relocation is scheduled to occur in three phases over the next several months. In this announcement, we provide information about the implementation of the first phase. We will provide information about the other phases in forthcoming communications.

Implementation of First Data Center Relocation Phase

We plan to implement the first data center relocation phase during the period October 26-29, 2007. Below is information about the systems and Web sites that will be affected by this implementation. We ask that you review this information and evaluate impact to your school or organization during the periods when the affected systems and Web sites will be unavailable.

Web Sites Unavailable from 5:00 P.M. (ET) Friday, October 26, 2007 until 6:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, October 27, 2007

From 5:00 P.M. (ET) on Friday, October 26, 2007 until 6:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, October 27, 2007, the following systems and Web sites will be unavailable:

  • Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN) Web Site

  • eZAudit Web Site

  • ISIR Analysis Tool

  • FAFSA Demo

  • FSA Conferences Web Site

  • Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web Site

Systems and Web Sites Unavailable from 5:00 P.M. (ET) Friday, October 26, 2007 until 8:00 A.M. (ET) Monday, October 29, 2007

From 5:00 P.M. (ET) on Friday, October 26, 2007 until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Monday, October 29, 2007, the following systems and Web sites will be unavailable:

  • Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen Web Site

  • eCampus-Based (eCB) System and Web Site

  • EDExpress Basics

  • Experimental Sites Web Site

  • Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Web Site

  • Financial Aid Professionals Portal

  • Financial Partners Datamart

  • Financial Partners Portal

  • FISAP Tutorial (on eCB Web Site)

  • FSA Collections Web Sites

  • FSA for Counselors

  • Quality Assurance Program Web Site

  • Student Aid on the Web Site

  • Students.Gov Web Site

  • XML Registry and Repository for Education Community Web Site

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we complete the required activities during the October 26-29, 2007 period.

Last Modified: 10/18/2007