[Ncep.list.nos-nowcoast-status] NOAA/NOS nowCOAST Status Message - Discontinuation of HTTP Access (Final Notice)
NOAA/NOS nowCOAST Status Message Mailing List
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Tue Jan 17 20:53:39 UTC 2017
NOAA/NOS nowCOAST Status Message
4:00 PM EST Tuesday, January 17, 2017
As previously announced, a change was implemented today which discontinues
HTTP access to nowCOAST services.
At your earliest convenience, please update all bookmarks and application
references to use the HTTPS address:
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget requires that all public-facing
federal government websites transition to serving data via only Hypertext
Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). Due to this requirement, nowCOAST's map
services and map viewer are NO LONGER available via unsecured HTTP as of
today, January 17, 2017.
When attempting to access the nowCOAST map viewer via HTTP, users are now
automatically redirected to the HTTPS site URL, but users are encouraged to
update their bookmarks to the new URL: https://nowcoast.noaa.gov
sites, ArcGIS Online references, and desktop GIS applications with direct
references to the discontinued http://nowcoast.noaa.gov address may
experience unexpected behavior. Thus, *all client applications should be
modified to instead use https://nowcoast.noaa.gov
<http://nowcoast.noaa.gov>** to avoid any potential interruption of
Please contact us at nowcoast.team at noaa.gov with any questions.
Lead Developer, nowCOAST
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