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October 28, 2016

 

 

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Independent 2016 Release: ISO Automated Dispatch System Client 6.0.0.0 Available for Production

 

 

Summary

The California ISO released a new mandatory Automated Dispatch System (ADS) client version 6.0.0.0 as part of the independent 2016 release production deployment.  Market participants are requested to transition to this new version as soon as possible before the two-month transition period ends on January 6, 2017.

 

 

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The ISO released a new mandatory Automated Dispatch System (ADS) client version 6.0.0.0 as part of the independent 2016 release production deployment. The new version contains a critical communication related security update.

 

Starting today, ADS client version 6.0.0.0 is available for use in the production environment for external users. Market participants are requested to transition to this new version as soon as possible before the two-month transition period ends on January 6, 2017.

 

After January 6, 2017, all prior supported ADS client versions (which includes 5.2.8.0 and 5.2.4.0) will be decommissioned and inaccessible. Market participants will only be able to access the ADS system through client version 6.0.0.0. Note: All existing ADS client software functionality will remain unchanged.

 

Market participants must have access to the production Market Participant Portal (MPP) to download the installation package at https://mpp.caiso.com/ads_install. The package includes the following contents:

·         Read-me-first instruction guide

·         Executable program for installing the new client version 6.0.0.0

 

Contact the ISO Service Desk at 916-351-2309 or 888-889-0450 for any technical issues regarding the new client version. 

 

 

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