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ISP TRANSITION NOTES
to Chesapeake Online, Inc.

| Sources | Schedule | Policy | Accounts | Websites | Members | Administrative |

SECTION A:     Information Sources

SECTION B:     Transition Schedule Overview

  • Policy changes.  DONE

  • Webmaster/Member account setups - May 7-15.  IN PROGRESS

  • Website relocations - May 14-15.  DONE

  • Website/CGI testing - May 15-28.  IN PROGRESS

  • Member transitions - May 17-until done.  ??

  • Administrative changes - May 15-until done.  ??

  • Final payment to SigmaNet (May adjustments only) - June 1.  AFTER THE DOMAIN HIJACK, FORGET IT !!

  • First payment to Chesapeake - June 5.  DONE

SECTION C:     Policy Changes

  • Neil will notify all candidate ISPs regarding GIAC's decision.  DONE MAY 7

  • Nancy will notify SigmaNet regarding GIAC's decision.  AFTER MAY 15

  • Neil will post a website bulletin and e-mail message to all Members announcing the upcoming ISP change.  DONE MAY 16

  • Neil will post updated versions of GIAC website pages to document changes related to the ISP transition.  DONE MAY 16

SECTION D:     Member Account Setups

  • Neil will build and deliver to Joyce a file containing current Webmaster and Member account information.  DONE MAY 7

  • Chesapeake will generate Member account setups and notify Neil regarding any name conflicts.  DIAL-UP DONE MAY 23, FTP DONE MAY 27, E-MAIL DONE MAY 28

    SUMMARY:

    • PPP logins (68 total)
      - accounts 00001-00114 (65 total) tested successfully
      - accounts 99997-99999 (3 total) tested successfully
    • POP logins (78 total)
      - accounts 00001-00114 (75 total) tested successfully
      - accounts 99997-99999 (3 total) tested successfully
    • FTP logins (54 total)
      - accounts 00001-00114 (51 total) tested successfully
      - accounts 99997-99999 (3 total) tested successfully
    • FTP security groups (10 total) tested successfully

    CHECKLIST:

    • Name conflicts
      - PPP/POP login 'rmenis'   PPP LOGIN CHANGED TEMPORARILY TO 'rmenisppp' PENDING RELOCATION OF MAIL SERVER - ??

  • Neil will post website bulletins announcing the completion of account setups.  DONE (IN STAGES)

  • Chesapeake will relocate mail server to resolve login name conflicts.  DONE JUNE 9

SECTION E:     Website Relocations

  • Chesapeake will generate Webmaster account setups.  DIAL-UP DONE MAY 14, FTP DONE MAY 14, E-MAIL DONE MAY 28

  • Neil will verify and report Webmaster access to the Chesapeake web server.  DONE MAY 14

  • Neil and Brian will create Greenbelt.COM and Member website directory structures.  DONE MAY 15

  • Neil and Brian will transfer Greenbelt.COM and Member websites from SigmaNet to Chesapeake.  DONE MAY 15 / MANY DONE AGAIN MAY 31

    SUMMARY:

    • Websites (56 total) transferred May 15
      - accounts 00001-99999 (56 total) transferred  DONE MAY 15

    CHECKLIST:

    • Transfer anomalies May 15
      - /compassion   OMITTED BY PERMISSION OF OWNER
    • Transfer anomalies May 31
      - /dorian   OWNER WILL HANDLE
      - /edjames   OWNER WILL HANDLE

  • Neil will notify Members about website transfer anomalies.  DONE MAY 15 / DONE AGAIN MAY 31

  • Chesapeake will establish a dedicated Greenbelt.com web server and relocate all websites.  DONE MAY 26

  • Chesapeake will apply the GIAC FTP security configuration.  DONE MAY 27

  • Neil will post a website bulletin announcing the availability of Member websites for testing.  DONE MAY 27

  • Neil and Members will test their websites and CGI scripts.  STARTED MAY 28

    SUMMARY:

    • Filesize anomalies reported May 31
      - All files (except extensions .HTM, .HTML & .BMP) transferred via server-to-server procedure are oversize and unusable.   REPORTED BY ALEXANDER BARNES - DIAGNOSED BY NEIL

    CHECKLIST:

    • Filesize anomalies May 31
      - /alxndr   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /amethyst   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /artscenter   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /austin   OWNER WILL HANDLE - ??
      - /civic   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /dlove   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /dmacy   OWNER WILL HANDLE - ??
      - /dorian   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /edjames   OWNER WILL HANDLE - ??
      - /gccucc   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /GNSK   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /homes   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /katom   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /Lakewood   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /Lions   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /nancyallen   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /news   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /nichols-cpa   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /rbaith   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /schieb   OWNER WILL HANDLE - ??
      - /swimteam   FIXED BY OWNER
      - /tennis   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /WoodlandHills   FIXED BY NEIL
      - /wtdupree   FIXED BY NEIL

  • Neil will coordinate with Ed to implement 'register' and 'dir' CGI scripts at Chesapeake.  STARTED JUNE 2 - ??

SECTION F:   Member Transitions

  • Transition Team volunteers:
    • Neil McLeod - WIN31 / WIN95
    • Brian Schieber - WIN95
    • Bill Dupree - WIN95
    • anyone else ?

  • The Transition Team will assist Members with software configuration changes to access the Chesapeake ISP, beginning Monday, May 17. Help will be needed with WIN95, WIN31 and MAC/OS Internet applications (dial-up, e-mail, browser and 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 available connection software from Chesapeake for WIN95, WIN31 and MAC/OS (on CD-ROM and diskette) and will forward multiple copies to the Transition Team.  TRYING TO GET SOFTWARE FROM CHESAPEAKE SINCE JUNE 1 - ??

  • Neil will post a website bulletin and e-mail message to all Members announcing the beginning of the final Member transition period.  DONE MAY 28

SECTION G:   Administrative Changes

  • Neil will coordinate with Chesapeake and InterNIC to transfer the GREENBELT.COM domain name to Chesapeake.  DONE JUNE 9

  • Neil will prepare updated versions of GIAC paper forms to document changes related to the ISP transition.  DONE JUNE 16

  • Neil and Chris will prepare updated versions of GIAC records, forms and accounting procedures to handle changes related to the ISP transition.  ALL COMPLETED EXCEPT WEBSPACE BILLING - ??

  • Neil will send notice of termination to SigmaNet.  DONE JUNE 10

  • Neil will submit an article to the News Review announcing the ISP transition.  ??

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


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