Jerrold, > We have recently begun feeding some NWS regional offices' AWIPS systems > with EOS MODIS imagery and products and also some CRAS model output > imagery. This has been a huge success. The LDM has been a great tool > for doing this. Recently some other regional offices that would like > to receive this data has said that they will be unable to receive it, > because of incompatibilities receiving data on their LDM 5 clients from > an LDM 6 server. > > Here is a snippet from an email from the NWS Southern Region Headquarters > > > Are your servers running LDM 6 or LDM 5? We've discovered that, > > while an LDM 5 server can feed a downstream server running LDM 6; an > > upstream LDM 6 cannot feed a downstream LDM 5. Since most our field > > offices are using the LDM 5 software on their LDADS we cannot use > > regional servers running LDM 6. > > I was not aware of this issue. Do you believe this to be an issue? > Since it is easier for us to make changes on our end than it is for the > NWS sites, do you have any suggestions? This is news to me. LDM 6 was designed to be backward compatible with LDM 5 (although the transfer rates are much lower). This was tested here and verified by the incremental deployment of LDM 6. I would very much like to talk with someone who knows the details of this issue. Can you put me in touch with them? > We are using the EXP feed to send them the data from pepe.ssec.wisc.edu > (you will note that they actually feed directly off a machine here > called awipsds.ssec.wisc.edu.) > > pepe.ssec.wisc.edu is running LDM 6.4.5 > awipsds.ssec.wisc.edu is running LDM 6.4.3 > > Thanks Much! > > Jerry > -- > Jerrold Robaidek Email: address@hidden > SSEC Data Center Phone: (608) 262-6025 > University of Wisconsin Fax: (608) 263-6738 > Madison, Wisconsin Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: VHC-861021 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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