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Polar Server Outage August 2012

The systems are now fully recovered except for the RTOFS (Real Time Ocean Forecast System). The system used to generate graphics for the RTOFS, both the Atlantic and the Global models, is still not in service.

As I write, there is no estimated time to repair for the problem, and no known alternative to this system for RTOFS graphics.

Polar is not, and never has been, an operational server. For operational uses, the system to use is Paths to the comparable information on the operational server are at

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Page last modified: Tuesday, 11-Sep-2012 13:33:29 UTC