Market Notices

54659MARKET SYSTEMS03/08/2016 02:59:26 PM

CHG0039963: Planned Software Upgrade - QLD External MarketNet Firewall

Change Number: CHG0039963

Notification issued to: Market Notice

Notification Type: Initial

Change Type: Normal

Service/ Component: Firewall

Change Title: Planned Software Upgrade - QLD External MarketNet Firewall

Change Start Date & Time: 11/08/2016 09:30:00 AEST

Change End Date & Time: 11/08/2016 14:30:00 AEST

Outage Start Date & Time: 11/08/2016 09:30:00 AEST

Outage End Date & Time: 11/08/2016 12:30:00 AEST

Change Description:

Vendor recommended the software upgrade be applied to mitigate a number of software bugs and vulnerabilities that may compromise the stability of the firewall.

Environment: Production

Participant Impact and Requirements:

Participants connected via Telstra IPWAN - MarketNet IPWAN will experience at least one disruption lasting 30 seconds as testing is performed from IPWAN post upgrade.

Participants connected via Lan-2-Lan VPN - Participant connected to the QLD VPN gateway (202.44.76.10) will experience 3 disruptions lasting 30 seconds each.
To avoid disruptions, please connect via the NSW VPN gateway (202.44.78.10) prior to the 10 August 2016.

Participants connected via Remote Access VPN (VPN Variable) - who utilise an AEMO RSA token and the AEMO VPN client software to establish their VPN via the AEMO QLD datacenter VPN termination point (202.44.76.8)
will experience three disruptions lasting 30 seconds each.
Participants are advised to establish their VPN client software connections via the alternate AEMO NSW datacenter VPN endpoint (202.44.78.8) prior to this scheduled outage.

Support Information:
Report any impacts to the AEMO Information and Support Hub or on External 1300 236 600.
54658GENERAL NOTICE03/08/2016 11:30:14 AM

Cancellation - Evacuation of Brisbane Control Centre Wednesday, 3 August 2016 Refer AEMO Electricity Market Notice 54655

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Cancellation - Evacuation of Brisbane Control Centre Wednesday, 3 August 2016 Refer AEMO Electricity Market Notice 54655

AEMO advises all participants that AEMO Brisbane Control centre has resumed normal operation from 1125 hrs. Wednesday, 3 August 2016


Manager NEM Real Time Operations

54657RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY03/08/2016 11:21:57 AM

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and the Boambee South to Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines in the NSW region due to Lightning.

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and the Boambee South to Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines in the NSW region due to Lightning.

Lightning is occurring near the Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and the Boambee South to Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines.

AEMO considers the simultaneous trip of those circuits to now be more likely.

Therefore AEMO has reclassified this as a credible contingency event from 1105 hrs Wednesday, 3 August 2016 until further notice.

Manager NEM Real Time Operations

54656RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY03/08/2016 11:21:32 AM

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and Boambee South (9W8) 132kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and Boambee South (9W8) 132kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.

Lightning is occurring near the Coffs Harbour to Raleigh (9W3) and Coffs Harbour to Boambee South (9W8) 132kV Lines

AEMO considers the simultaneous trip of those circuits to now be more likely.

Therefore AEMO has reclassified this as a credible contingency event from 1105 hrs Wednesday, 3 August 2016 until further notice.

Manager NEM Real Time Operations
54655GENERAL NOTICE03/08/2016 11:00:35 AM

Emergency Exercise - Evacuation of Brisbane Control Centre Wednesday, 3 August 2016

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Emergency Exercise - Evacuation of Brisbane Control Centre Wednesday, 3 August 2016

AEMO advises all participants that AEMO Brisbane Control centre has been evacuated from 1057 hrs 03/08/16 until further notice. Please direct all operational enquiries to the Sydney Control Centre.


Manager NEM Real Time Operations
54654RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY03/08/2016 02:31:54 AM

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Boambee South - Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Boambee South - Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.
Refer AEMO Electricity Market Notice 54650
Time Correction: AEMO had reclassified this as a credible contingency event from 1940 hrs 02/08/16
There is no longer any lightning activity in the vicinity of the Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Boambee South - Nambucca (9W7) 132 kV Lines.
AEMO has cancelled the reclassification of the simultaneous trip of those circuits as a credible contingency event at 0230 hrs.3/8/16

Manager NEM Real Time Operations
54653RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY03/08/2016 02:27:57 AM

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Coffs Harbour - Boambee Sth (9W8) 132 kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Coffs Harbour - Boambee Sth (9W8) 132 kV Lines in NSW Region due to Lightning.
Refer AEMO Electricity Market Notice 54649
There is no longer any lightning activity in the vicinity of the Coffs Harbour - Raleigh (9W3) and Coffs Harbour - Boambee Sth (9W8) 132 kV Lines.
AEMO has cancelled the reclassification of the simultaneous trip of those circuits as a credible contingency event at 0230 hrs.3/8/16

Manager NEM Real Time Operations
54652RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY03/08/2016 12:36:41 AM

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines in Queensland due to Lightnin

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Cancellation of the Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines in Queensland due to Lightning.
Refer AEMO Electricity Market Notice 54651
There is no longer any lightning activity in the vicinity of the Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines.
AEMO has cancelled the reclassification of the simultaneous trip of those circuits as a credible contingency event at 0030 hrs, 03/08/16

Manager NEM Real Time Operations
54651RECLASSIFY CONTINGENCY02/08/2016 08:02:44 PM

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines in Queensland due to Lightning.

AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE

Reclassification of a Non-Credible Contingency Event: Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines in Queensland due to Lightning.
Lightning is occurring near the Tarong - Chinchilla 7183 and 7168 132 kV Lines.
AEMO considers the simultaneous trip of those circuits to now be more likely.
Therefore AEMO has reclassified this as a credible contingency event from 2000 hrs 02/08/16 until further notice.

Manager NEM Real Time Operations
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