Resource Ordering and Status System (ROSS)

UPDATED POSTED:  10/15/2019 AT 1615 MDT

 

SUBJECT:  NAP Planned Outage for 1.3.12 Deployment

 

NAP v.1.3.12 will be deployed tonight, October 15, 2019, starting at 2000 MDT, lasting for 4 hours.  During this time, ROSS and all FAM Applications that authenticate via the NAP will be down.

 

START:  10/15/2019 AT 2000

END:      10/15/2019 AT 2400

 

Please contact the ROSS HELPDESK if you have questions or concerns.

 

USER ACTION:  No action required.

 

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UPDATE POSTED:  10/10/2019 at 1500 MDT

SUBJECT:  ROSS Planned Outage

 

ISSUE:  There will be a ROSS Production Outage early tomorrow morning, October 11, 2019, starting at 0001, for NESS Monthly Maintenance, lasting 1.5 hours.

 

START:  10/11/2019 at 0000 MDT

END:      10/11/2010 at 0130 MDT

 

USER ACTION:  No Action Required.

 

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UPDATE POSTED: 10/03/2019 at 1630 MDT

SUBJECT:   Non-FS Citrix Outage

 

ISSUE:  There will be a Non-FS Citrix outage tomorrow 10/04/2019 for server maintenance starting at 0700 EDT lasting 4 hours.

START:  10/4/19 at 0700 MDT

END:  10/4/19 at 1100 MDT

 

Users that access ROSS via Non-FS Citrix will be unable to do so during the outage. Access to ROSS via the downloadable client and via FS Citrix will still be available.

 

USER ACTION:  No Action Required

 

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UPDATE POSTED: 9/12/2019 at 1230 MDT

 

SUBJECT:             There will be a ROSS Production outage tonight, September 12, 2019, starting at midnight, for NESS Monthly Maintenance lasting 1.5 hours  

ISSUE:                   ROSS Planned outage for NESS Monthly Maintenance

START:                  9/13/2019 at 0000 MDT

END:                      9/13/2019 at 0130 MDT

USER ACTION:   No action required.
 

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UPDATE POSTED 8/21/2019 AT 1530

 

SUBJECT:  ROSS REPORTS OUTAGE

 

ISSUE:  ROSS Reports will be down for a database upgrade tomorrow morning, August 22, 2019, starting at 0730 MDT and lasting for 1 hour.  If you have scheduled reports that run during that time, they will still run, but delivery will be delayed.  Print functions from ROSS will also be down during the ROSS Reports Outage.

 

START:  8/22/2019 AT 0730 MDT

 

END:  08/22/2019 AT 0830 MDT

 

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UPDATE POSTED 8/8/2019 AT 1045

 

SUBJECT:  ROSS PRODUCTION OUTAGE FOR NESS MONTHLY MAINTENANCE

 

ISSUE:  There will be a ROSS Production outage tonight, August 8, 2019, starting at midnight, for NESS Monthly Maintenance, lasting approximately 1.5 hours.

 

START:  8/9/2019  0000 MDT

 

END:  8/9/2019 0130 MDT

 

USER ACTION:  No Action Required.

 

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UPDATE POSTED 7/11/2019 AT 1400

 

SUBJECT:  ROSS PRODUCTION OUTAGE FOR NESS MONTHLY MAINTENANCE

 

ISSUE:  There will be a ROSS Production outage tonight, July 11, 2019, starting at midnight, for NESS Monthly Maintenance, lasting approximately 1.5 hours.

 

START:  7/12/2019  0000 MDT

 

END:  7/12/2019 0130 MDT

 

USER ACTION:  No Action Required.

 

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UPDATE POSTED 6/28/2019 at 1000 MDT

 

SUBJECT:  OUTAGE of NAP

 

There will be a NAP outage to deploy NAP 1.3.11 on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 0100 (midnight) MDT and lasting for 5 hours.  Access to NAP applications will be down during deployment.

 

 

UPDATE POSTED: 06/13/2019 at 1200 MDT

SUBJECT: NAP Version 1.3.11 and ROSS version 2.16.15 Release Notes are available here. https://famit.nwcg.gov/applications/ROSS/history/docsArchive

Update Posted: 04/21/19 at 0700

ROSS-IROC Newsletter April 2019

UPDATE POSTED: 04/01/19 at 1230 MDT

SUBJECT: New ROSS Reports Help Documents

ROSS Reports Upgrade Help

https://famit.nwcg.gov/sites/default/files/ROSS_TT_Help_ROSS_Reports_Upgrade_21614.pdf

ROSS Reports Center Folders

https://famit.nwcg.gov/sites/default/files/ROSS%20TT%20Reports%20Center%20Folders%20Help%

               

 

 

UPDATE POSTED: December 3, 2018 at 1000 MST

SUBJECT:             ROSS-IROC Newsletter December 2018

 

 

Charter 
In 1998, the National Wildfire Coordination Group (NWCG) chartered the ROSS Project to automate the manual resource status and ordering business process which primarily operated over telephones. 

Policy
ROSS operates under the guidance of the National Mobilization Guide and Dispatch Guides / Procedures. Policy is set by NWCG member agencies. 

ROSS Project Team
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has been designated by the NWCG as the agency that is accountable for representing the interests of all NWCG member organizations. The USFS is the Managing Partner for ROSS and provides the primary share of financing. Beth Spencer, is the Project Manager who is accountable for all aspects of the system.

VIPR/ROSS interface

The VIPR/ROSS interface was implemented 02/29/2016. Dispatch centers with VIPR Dispatch Priority Lists will see VIPR resources populating both the Resource Status screen and the VIPR tab on the Pending Request screen in ROSS. 

Reconciling duplicate resources:  It is possible there will be a VIPR resource from the VIPR database and a “hand entered” VIPR resource in your ROSS database. VIPR/ROSS  Duplicate Resource Cleanup can help you resolve duplicate resources. 

Questions? Contact your ROSS GACC Representative (see list below) or your GACC.