24.01.2022 14:12

Disaster recovery testing on 29 January 2022

Dear MOEX clients,

On 29 January 2022 (Saturday) Moscow Exchange invites you to participate in disaster recovery testing.

The objective of this testing is to examine the ability to switch all systems and users to a backup data center.

Approximate testing schedule (MSK time zone):

Part I. Start of trading day at DSP datacenter:

10:00 – 10:30 – Clients connect via Universal scheme and ConnectME scheme to trading systems at the Dataspace datacenter.

10:30 – 11:30 – Trading period for all markets, Dataspace runs as primary datacenter. Money market will only be available for connectivity test, no auctions will be held.
10:50 – DSP failure emulation: network access to DSP and connectivity between DSP and M1 will be cut down.
11:10 – Restoring connectivity between datacenters.
11:50 – 12:00 – DSP shutdown.

Part II. Continuation of trading day at M1 datacenter:

12.30 – 13.00 – Clients connect to trading systems at the M1 (All trading systems will be unavailable from colocation zone at the DSP datacenter and ConnectME schemes terminated at the DSP datacenter during this stage, connection to services FIFO MFIX Trade will also be unavailable).
13.00 – 14.00 – Continuation of trading day for all trading systems. M1 runs as primary datacenter, DSP datacenter is unavailable.
14:00 – End of trading on M1 datacenter.

Part III. Production configuration restoration:

15:00 – 17:00 – Technological break.

17:00 – 18:00 – Participants check ability to connect to systems in all datacenters and via all connection schemes, including colocation. End of testing.

If you would like to participate in testing, please email your request to help@moex.com before 17:00 MSK on 27 January 2022. Your request should contain the following details:

1. Contact person responsible for testing.

2. For the Derivatives market:

  • Broker.
  • Login and clearing register used for testing.
  • IP address.

For all Plaza2 gates and trading terminals logins participating in testing the passwords will be reset to 12345. Please change the new test password in the client_router.ini file for testing period and revert it to your production password after the testing is complete.

3. For Securities, FX and Money markets:

  • User IDs. Any changes in User IDs or IP addresses that will be made in production after 26 January 2022 won’t be available during DR test.
  • IP address in case if they differ from current production IPs linked to given User IDs

If you don’t want to participate in testing, we recommend you to disconnect your systems from production environment for the weekend in order to avoid receiving test market data.
Please note that during DR test there may be periods of unavailability of MOEX web systems, including main web site (www.moex.com), ISS web service (iss.moex.com), investment marketplace (place.moex.com), FTP server.

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