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TRANSITION NOTES
to SigmaNet Network Corporation

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SECTION A:   Information Sources

  • SigmaNet contacts:
    • 301-345-2002 voice mail
      • x134   Richesh Ruchir (Tech Support)   richesh@sigmanet.net
            [ pronounced rih-shesh' roo-sheer' ]
      • x163   Ammar Rangwala (Tech Support)   ammar@sigmanet.net
            [ pronounced ah-mar' rang-wah'-la ]
      • x133   Vlad Andreyev (Software)   vlad@sigmanet.net
            [ pronounced vlud an-dray'-ev ]
      • x124   Ashok Saxena (President)   ashok@sigmanet.net
            [ pronounced uh-shook' sax'-ina ]
      • x135   Alan Odenthal (Account Executive)   odenthal@sigmanet.net
    • 301-345-2000 voice mail
      • x130   Sanjay Mishra (System Administrator)   mishra@iaol.com
            [ pronounced sahn'-jay mish'-ra ]
    • 301-441-1771 fax

  • SigmaNet website:   www.sigmanet.net

  • Page drafts posted for Board approval:   Draft GIAC Pages  RETIRED

  • Transition information released to Members:   Active GIAC Pages

SECTION B:   Project Schedule

  • Policy changes - January 8-14.  DONE

  • Member account setups - January 14-17.  DONE

  • Website relocations - January 14-17.  RELOCATIONS DONE - TESTING STARTED JAN 19

    STATUS SUMMARY:

    • No action needed  1
    • No help wanted by owner  3
    • No response from owner  14
    • Website deleted  1
    • In progress  1
    • Transitions completed  1
    • Not reported  0
    • TOTAL MEMBER WEBSITES (Section E)  21

  • Member transitions - January 17-30.  STARTED JAN 20

    STATUS SUMMARY:

    • No action needed  24
    • No help wanted by owner  10
    • No response from owner  6
    • Transitions in progress  1
    • Transitions abandoned  1
    • Transitions completed  31
    • Not reported  0
    • TOTAL MEMBER TRANSITIONS (Section F)  73

  • Administrative changes - January 17-30.  IN PROGRESS

  • First SigmaNet billing to GIAC - February 1.  DONE

SECTION C:   Policy Changes

  • Nancy will verify SigmaNet's business references.  DONE

  • Neil will notify SigmaNet regarding GIAC's decision.  DONE

  • Neil will post a website bulletin announcing the upcoming ISP change to GIAC Members.  DONE

  • Neil will post updated versions of GIAC website pages to document changes related to the ISP transition.  DONE

SECTION D:   Member Account Setups

  • Neil will build and deliver to Sanjay a file containing current Member account information.  DONE

  • Sanjay will generate Member account setups and notify Neil regarding any name conflicts.  DONE

    CHECKLIST:

    • Member accounts with name conflicts
      -news  ALTERNATE 'faith' DEFINED ON BOTH SERVERS - DONE

  • Neil will post a website bulletin announcing the completion of Member account setups on SigmaNet servers.  DONE

  • Neil will send an e-mail message to Transition Team announcing the completion of Member account setups on SigmaNet servers.  DONE

SECTION E:   Website Relocations

  • Sanjay will establish the temporary domain name www.greenbelt.sigmanet.net.  DONE

  • Sanjay will establish webmaster accounts for Neil and Nancy.  DONE

  • Neil will configure and verify webmaster access for Neil (WIN31) and Nancy (WIN95) to SigmaNet servers.  DONE

  • Neil and Nancy will create Greenbelt.COM and Member website directory structures.  DONE

  • Neil and Nancy will transfer Greenbelt.COM and Member websites from DSI to the SigmaNet web server.  DONE

  • Neil will notify Members about website transfer anomalies.  DONE - PENDING REPLIES

    CHECKLIST:

    • Member sites with only index.htm
      -alxndr  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -dlove  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -homes  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -JohnK  (SUSPENDED)
      -KierJenn  OK - WEBSITE DELETED
      -Lions  OK - FIXED BY OWNER
      -macro  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -new-deal-cafe  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -news  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -plazagourmet  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
      -wtdupree  OK - FIXED BY OWNER
      -all GCOM and GIAC directories  OK - DUAL DEFAULTS
    • Member sites with only index.html
      -artscenter  OK
      -dorian  OK
      -gccucc  OK
      -matt  OK
      -nichols-cpa  OK
    • Member sites with both index.htm and index.html
      -dmacy  OWNER WILL FIX
      -GreenbeltElementary  NOTIFIED TWICE
    • Member sites with neither index.htm nor index.html
      -edjames  NOTIFIED
      -schieb  OWNER WILL FIX
    • Member sites with filename conflicts
      -KierJenn  OK - WEBSITE DELETED
    • Member sites with capitalization anomalies in index.html
      -padiandjim  OK - FIXED BY OWNER

  • Sanjay will apply the GIAC website security configuration.  DONE

  • Neil will post a website bulletin announcing the completion of Member website transfers to SigmaNet servers.  DONE

  • Members will begin website tests on SigmaNet servers.  TESTING STARTED

    CHECKLIST:

    • OWNER websites with reported testing anomalies
      -alxndr  CAPITALIZATION - OWNER WILL FIX
      -gccucc  CAPITALIZATION - NANCY WILL FIX
      -new-deal-cafe  CAPITALIZATION - OWNER WILL FIX
      -news  CAPITALIZATION & MAILBOX - FIXED BY NEIL - DONE
      -plazagourmet  CAPITALIZATION - OWNER WILL FIX
      -all others - testing status unknown  ALL OWNERS NOTIFIED TWICE

  • Neil will coordinate with Sanjay to implement 'register' and 'dirlist' CGI scripts on the SigmaNet server.  'REGISTER' DONE - 'DIR' PARTIALLY DONE

  • Neil will coordinate with Sanjay to transfer the GREENBELT.COM domain name to SigmaNet.  DONE

  • Neil will confirm current status with Patty after devoting a big slice of life to GREENBELT.COM.  PATTY LOVES NEIL

  • Neil will send notice of termination to Dong Sung InforComm.  DONE

SECTION F:   Member Transitions

  • Transition Team members:
    • Jim Heagy - MAC/OS
    • Bill Dupree - WIN95
    • Dorian Winterfeld - WIN95
    • Tom Crompton - WIN95
    • Nancy Revis - WIN95
    • Doug Love - WIN31
    • Patty Merryman - mixed
    • Neil McLeod - mixed

  • The Transition Team will assist Members with software configuration changes to access the SigmaNet ISP, beginning Saturday, January 17. Help will be needed with WIN95, WIN31 and MAC/OS Internet applications (dial-up, e-mail, browser & FTP). The Transition Team will determine how to best handle Member reconfigurations (phone conversations, on-site visits, written instructions, etc.). Please forward to Neil ASAP any information you wish to post on the website.

  • Neil will obtain Internet Explorer 3.02 connection software from SigmaNet for WIN95 and WIN31 (on CD-ROM and diskette) and MAC/OS (on diskette) and will forward multiple copies to the Transition Team.  DONE

  • Bill will build a page of transition instructions for WIN95 users.  DONE

  • Doug will build a page of transition instructions for WIN31 users.  NOT COMPLETED - NOT USED

  • Neil will build temporary transition instructions for WIN31 users.  DONE

  • Jim will build a page of transition instructions for MAC/OS users.  DONE

  • Neil will post a website bulletin announcing the beginning of the Member transition period. The bulletin will include information about Member passwords and a link to the transition instructions.  DONE

  • Jim will prepare e-mail announcements of the ISP change to GIAC Members (directing attention to the website bulletin).  DONE

  • Jim will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00010   sharper - MAC  BY OWNER
    • 00013   hindsley - MAC  DONE
    • 00024   padiandjim - MAC  DONE
    • 00038   bram - MAC  DONE
    • 00066   kyoho - MAC  DONE

  • Bill will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00014   wtdupree - WIN95  DONE
    • 00029   alxndr - WIN95  BY OWNER
    • 00041   DWallace - WIN95  DONE
    • 00044   leonard - WIN95  BY OWNER
    • 00048   stmcpas - WIN95  DONE
    • 00057   mazon - WIN95  DONE
    • 00060   snowbound - WIN95  DONE
    • 00065   cbailey - WIN95 (never connected)  BY OWNER
    • 00070   PleasantTouch - WIN95  DONE

  • Dorian will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00007   dmacy - WIN95  BY OWNER
    • 00015   radiofliers - WIN95 (needs IE 3.x upgrade for remote mail)  NO SERVICE
    • 00016   schieb - WIN95  BY OWNER
    • 00017   artscenter - WIN95  NO RESPONSE
    • 00031   dorian, amethyst - WIN95  DONE
    • 00033   gblibrary - WIN95  NO RESPONSE
    • 00035   darsa - WIN95  NO RESPONSE

  • Doug will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00001   dlove - WIN31  DONE
    • 00008   mattel - WIN31  DONE
    • 00018   GBElementary - WIN95  DONE
    • 00018   GBElementary2 - WIN31  BY OWNER
    • 00022   agerster, civic - WINNT  BY OWNER
    • 00040   ProcessPlus - WIN31  DISGRUNTLED - RESIGNED
    • 00042   bates - WIN31  BY OWNER
    • 00043   rbrune - WIN95  DONE
    • 00052   ghosal-you - WIN95  DONE

  • Tom will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00006   edjames - UNIX ?  NO RESPONSE
    • 00050   nichols - ?  NO RESPONSE
    • 00053   gccucc - WIN31  DONE
    • 00058   (Cassels) - MAC (never connected)  NO SERVICE
    • 00061   IBDiving - ?  NO RESPONSE
    • 00063   StacyMcCarthy - WIN95  BY OWNER
    • 00064   (Crompton) - WIN95  NO SERVICE
    • 00067   lomax - WIN95  DONE
    • 00068   shimanuki - WIN95  DONE

  • Nancy will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00012   (DocPrepPlus) - ?  NO SERVICE
    • 00021   (Caprette) - WIN31  NO SERVICE
    • 00026   (Sams) - ?  NO SERVICE
    • 00030   KierJenn - ?  DONE
    • 00032   bobcat - ?  DONE
    • 00039   PhilFBrown - WIN31  DONE
    • 00045   (Richardson) - ?  NO SERVICE
    • 00047   JohnK - ?  (SUSPENDED)
    • 00049   nrevis - WIN95  DONE

  • Neil and Patty will convert or coordinate these accounts:
    • 00002   macro - WIN31  DONE
    • 00019   mjmoore, ksweeney - WIN31  IN PROGRESS
    • 00019   micswe - WIN95  DONE
    • 00020   PoretskyManagement - WIN95 (2)  DONE
    • 00027   sbt-ss - WIN95  INACTIVE
    • 00028   centerway - WIN31  DONE
    • 00037   jebates - WIN31  DONE
    • 00046   PowerMax - WIN95  DONE
    • 00051   earp - WIN95  DONE
    • 00055   news (renamed to 'faith') - WIN31  DONE

  • No action needed:
    • 00000   (Reiss) - WIN95  RESIGNED
    • 00003   (Zaghal) - WIN31  RESIGNED
    • 00004   (Anne Andersen) - IBM (2)  INACTIVE
    • 00005   (Lau) - WIN31  NO SERVICE
    • 00009   notesj - ?  NO SERVICE
    • 00011   (Walt Andersen)  NO SERVICE
    • 00023   CardonCorporation - WIN31  NO SERVICE
    • 00025   philip - WIN31  NO SERVICE
    • 00034   pangroup - WIN95  NO SERVICE
    • 00036   g-gamble - ?  RESIGNED
    • 00054   EBaker - ?  NO SERVICE
    • 00056   olivier - WIN95  RESIGNED
    • 00059   ksc - MAC  NO SERVICE
    • 00062   InfoLark - WIN95  RESIGNED
    • 00069   barbarah - ?  RESIGNED

  • Vlad will register users of SigmaNet national access numbers.
    • 00051   earp  DONE

SECTION G:   Administrative Changes

  • Neil will post updated versions of GIAC website pages to document a transfer of administrative duties from the Webmaster to the Secretary and Treasurer. Please review the page drafts as they are posted and forward any comments/suggestions to Neil.  NOT STARTED

  • Neil will prepare updated versions of GIAC paper forms to document changes related to the ISP transition.  DONE

  • Chris will prepare updated versions of GIAC accounting procedures and forms to handle changes related to the ISP transition.  STATUS ??

  • Doug will reinitialize the Problem Log to report SigmaNet problems.  DUE JAN 17 - STATUS ??

  • Doug will print the final DSI Problem Log and forward it to Nancy for filing in GIAC permanent records.  DUE FEB 1

  • ISP Committee will send thank you letters to the three submitting ISP's whose proposals were not accepted.  2 OF 3 DONE

  • Matt will submit an article to the News Review announcing the ISP transition.  DONE

PLEASE FORWARD TO NEIL ANY NOTES YOU WISH TO POST ON THIS PAGE.


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