PJM.com Tools Unavailable During April Maintenance Outages

As part of a system upgrade to pjm.com, PJM has two upcoming planned outages. The first is the rescheduled firewall maintenance on April 6; the second is an internet firewall upgrade on April 13.

The first firewall maintenance event will take place April 6, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m., EDT.  This upgrade was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 30.

Members should download any information they may need to access during the firewall maintenance. Data that is typically available 24 hours a day will not be available during the outage.

An outage page will be available on pjm.com and will be continually updated with real-time information during the process. Members with questions or who experience any access issues at the conclusion of the restoration should contact PJM’s Customer Service or 610-666-8980.

As part of this maintenance, certain tools and systems will be unavailable beginning at 8 p.m. PJM will begin restoring these tools and systems to their original state from midnight to 3 a.m., EDT.

The affected tools on April 6 are:

  • M2M
  • PJM.com (data connections interrupted only)
  • PJM subsidiary websites, including learn.pjm.com, annualmeeting.pjm.com, seminar.pjm.com, jointandcommon.com, pjmsettlement.com and datasnapshot.pjm.com and oasis.pjm.com data (data connections interrupted only)
  • Email
  • OASIS
  • eCredit
  • InSchedule
  • eDataFeed
  • Data Viewer
  • MSRS
  • Power Meter
  • Planning Queues and Attachments BB, EE, FF, Y and S
  • Planning Center, including Gen Model and Queue Point
  • Data Miner
  • eRPM
  • Billing Line Item Transfer
  • Resource Tracker
  • Voting
  • Gas Pipeline
  • Bulletin Board
  • PJM Now
  • Data Snapshot
  • Data Sheet
  • Member Community (login won’t be available during the outage)
  • Model on Demand

April 13 Internet Upgrade  

PJM will upgrade its internet firewall on April 13, between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.  During the upgrade, a number of applications will experience intermittent outages. Updates will be posted on the outage page on PJM.com.

The applications affected during the April 13 internet firewall upgrade are:

  • Billing Line Item Transfer
  • Bulletin Board
  • Data Miner
  • GIS (new users won’t be able to access weather data only)
  • eCredit
  • eDataFeed
  • eSuite
  • Gas Pipeline
  • GenModel
  • InSchedule
  • Markets Training Simulator
  • Market Settlements Reporting System
  • Member Community (login won’t be available during the outage)
  • Messages
  • Model on Demand
  • OASIS
  • com (data connections interrupted only)
  • PJM subsidiary websites, including learn.pjm.com, annualmeeting.pjm.com, seminar.pjm.com, jointandcommon.com, pjmsettlement.com, datasnapshot.pjm.com and pjm.com data (data connections interrupted only)
  • PJM Now  (data in the application will be not be current during the upgrade)
  • Power Meter
  • Resource Tracker
  • PJM Connect (externally only)
  • Video Conferencing
  • Voting

The ITS Networks Team is replacing network equipment as a part of the Network Redesign Project. This is a multi-year effort to enhance PJM’s infrastructure to improve scalability, reliability and security. The scope for 2017 is to replace aging internal firewall hardware.