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Do you have a timeline/schedule planned for the full migration?

The schedule has been updated: The final cutover will be February 15, 2020. The cutover will happen all at once, not in stages. External testing will be allowed the two maintenance weekends prior to the cutover, January 18, 2020, and February 1, 2020.

Who are you contacting in each Agency?

Agency contacts have been culled from ISAs, firewall contacts and responses to the request for contact memo distributed. Updated information will be distributed to those subscribed to receive updates from NFC (see NFC Home Page).

Will there be an impact to RUMBA?

RUMBA will function as long as the communication paths have been established and tested.

What is the impact of this in general?

Anything that uses an IP address instead of a name will have to be changed.

What is the new remote connection product that will be implemented?

SecureRemote users will utilize a new FortiClient software to connect to the new firewalls.

What action do customers need to take now?

A second notice was sent out with additional information regarding the impact to customers and requesting a point of contact to coordinate the customer’s efforts. Customer liaisons are being contacted to review what changes are needed and schedule creation of new VPNs to the new data center.

When do we start testing?

Testing will be coordinated with the customer points of contact when NFC is ready to begin testing. General testing will be available the two maintenance weekends prior to cutover, January 18, 2020, and February 1, 2020.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: August 12, 2019