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2 Extended Connectivity Test Overview May 16 th, 2013

3 Agenda Overview of Market Trials Connectivity Test Scope of Market Trials Connectivity Test Connectivity Test Preparation Connectivity Test Execution Market Trials Connectivity Test Key Dates Communications Plan Connectivity Testing Useful Documentation 3

4 OVERVIEW OF MARKET TRIALS CONNECTIVITY TEST Section 1.0 4

5 Market Trials Timeline 5 Connectivity Test May 6, 2013 – June 28, 2013 Structured/ Unstructured Test Jun 3, 2013 – Nov 3, 2013 Parallel Operations Nov 12, 2013 – Jan 31, 2014 Market Trials is intended to validate that SPP and Participant systems, processes, and staff are able to operate in alignment with Integrated Marketplace Protocols. Market Trials serves as the Participant Integration Test Stage utilizing the following Participant test sub- stages:

6 Objectives of Connectivity Test Verification of technical connectivity between SPP and Participants including digital certificates, XML listeners, and firewall access Exercise the programmatic interfaces between SPP and the Market Participant as part of functional operations Verification of Participant access to the participant user interfaces for SPP systems (the Marketplace Portal and the homepage for each Production UI). Successful completion of Connectivity Testing provides a measure of both SPP and Participant readiness for the Structured Test Sub-Stage of Market Trials 6

7 SCOPE OF MARKET TRIALS CONNECTIVITY TEST Section 2.0 7

8 Components in Scope Certificates Marketplace Portal Day-Ahead / Real-Time Markets TCR (i-HEDGE) System Settlements Outage Scheduler (CROW) OATI applications –webTrans –Ramp Reservation System (RRS) –RTO Scheduling System (RTOSS) 8

9 Components Out of Scope Energy Management System (EMS) –ICCP –Replicated Data Server (RD Server) Model Change Submission Tool (MCST) OATI Applications –OASIS –Reserve Sharing System (RSS) –e-Tag OPS1 Transmission Settlements Request Management System (RMS) 9

10 CONNECTIVITY TEST PREPARATION Section

11 Connectivity Test Preparation Timeframe & Details Connectivity Test Preparation occurs over 4 weeks from May 6 th – May 31 st. During this timeframe Market Participants prepare for Connectivity Test through the following activities: –Complete the Connectivity Test Checklist –Initiate Local Security Administrator (LSA) and User/Application Certificate Setup. –Exchange Notification Certificates and Market Participant Listener URLs with SPP (if applicable) –Request Access to OATI WebTrans and CROW (if applicable) 11

12 Complete the Connectivity Test Checklist Allows SPP to understand each Market Participants intentions for the Integrated Marketplace and therefore how each company should be tested. –Systems Access –Access Method Once populated the checklist will identify each Market Participants Test Execution Plan. Before May 31 st, please submit to SPP via the Request Management System (RMS)Request Management System (RMS) Checklists templates are available on SPP.orgSPP.org 12

13 Initiate LSA and User Role Configuration LSAs are to configure their user’s roles for the Integrated Marketplace via the Integrated Marketplace PortalIntegrated Marketplace Portal  LSA User Role Job Aid LSA User Role Job Aid  Portal Application User Role Reference Guide Portal Application User Role Reference Guide LSA & User Role Setup Lessons Learned –Strongly encouraged to work with your LSA as soon as possible to establish user roles. –Establish the roles for those users that will be performing the Connectivity Testing first. 13

14 Initiate LSA and User Role Configuration LSA & User Role Setup Recommendations –Markets Systems  Financial Only Players – Virtual Bid/Offer Read-Write – Markets Read-Only (optional) – Transaction Log Read-Only (optional) –Settlements System  Financial Only Players – Avoid Meter Agent Roles –iHEDGE System (TCR)  Read/Read-Write Only –Direct further questions to SPPs Request Management System (RMS)Request Management System (RMS) 14

15 Exchange Notification Certificates and Market Participant Listener URLs Markets Notifications (if applicable)  Provide the following URLs to your Notify Services via RMS before May 31st.RMS Settlements Notifications (if applicable) –URL registration is done via the Settlements User Interface and will be completed during test execution. Server Certificates (if applicable) –Attach your server certificate in a RMS ticket in the following format .p7b is the preferred format.  OR.cer is acceptable as long as it is the root certificate 15 ServiceURL Energy Notify Service Insert Energy Notification Service URL Market Notify Service Insert Market Notify Service URL Reserve Notify Service Insert Reserve Notify Service URL Transaction Notify Service Insert Transaction Notify Service URL

16 Request Access to OATI WebTrans and CROW OATI WebTrans/RRS/RTOSS (if Applicable) –Request access via RMS before May 31st.RMS  Please use the ‘Marketplace Market Systems’ Quick Pick CROW (if applicable) –Complete the Crow Access Request Form before May 31 st.Crow Access Request Form  Submit completed form to –Details surrounding user roles can be found within the CROW Web GUI Tutorial. CROW Web GUI Tutorial 16

17 CONNECTIVITY TEST EXECUTION Section

18 Connectivity Test Execution Timeframe & Logistics Timeframe: –Connectivity Test Execution occurs over 4 weeks from June 3 rd – June 28 th. Logistics: –Tests executed are determined by what tests are deemed applicable by the MP in their Connectivity Test Checklist –Market Participants will be assigned a week during the test execution timeframe to perform their testing.  Weekly test execution assignments will be provided on May 20 th. –Tests are performed independently during the assigned week- no appointment needed. –Test results will be communicated within the Connectivity Test Checklist and submitted via RMS by the end of each MPs Test Execution weekRMS –Issues with test execution will be handled via RMS. SPP Test Appointments will be provided only on an as needed based.RMS 18

19 MARKET TRIALS CONNECTIVITY TEST KEY DATES Section

20 Key Dates For New Market Participants 20 ActivityBeginEnd Return Connectivity Test Checklist May 6 th, 2013May 31 st, 2013 LSA & User Role Setup Complete May 6 th, 2013May 31 st, 2013 Connectivity Test Execution Week #1 June 3 rd, 2013June 7 th, 2013 Connectivity Test Execution Week #2 June 10 th, 2013June 14 th, 2013 Connectivity Test Execution Week #3 June 17 th, 2013June 21 st, 2013 Connectivity Test Execution Week #4 June 24 th, 2013June 28 th, 2013

21 COMMUNICATION PLAN Section

22 Communications Plan Connectivity Test Inquiries: Please use the Request Management System (RMS) and select the ‘Market Trials - Data Exchange Certification’ Quick Pick for all Connectivity Testing inquiries Request Management System (RMS) Customer Relations & General Inquiries: Please use tha appropriate RMS Quick Pick, or contact your Customer Relations Distribution: SPP will distribute information related to Connectivity Testing through the Market Trials Liaison distribution list and RMS. Bi-weekly Conference Calls –Next Occurrence: May 17th, –Connectivity Testing updates will be provided every two weeks thereafter 22

23 CONNECTIVITY TESTING USEFUL DOCUMENTATION Section

24 Connectivity Testing Useful Documentation Connectivity Testing Market Trials Folder: –All pertinent information related to Connectivity Testing can be found here. Connectivity Test Checklists –Copy of the previous provided Connectivity Test Checklist. Portal Application User Role Reference Guide –Provides details behind the various user roles of the Integrated marketplace Systems Connectivity Test Instructions –Provides step-by-step instructions on how to perform all API test cases that could be tested during the Connectivity Test Phase. 24

25 Connectivity Testing Useful Documentation Market Trials Connectivity Dashboard –Web-based tool that serves as primary source for accessing MPs' progress against Connectivity Test metrics. Market Trials Known Issues Log –Provides details on issues as they impact the Market Trials. –Known issues impacting Connectivity Testing will have a Market Trials Sub-Stage of ‘Market Trials – Data Exchange Certification’ Release Scorecard - Connectivity Test – Provides the current functioning status of each test case on the Connectivity Test Checklist. Marketplace Change Tracker –Provides details surrounding any changes made to WSDLs/XSDs that impact Market Participants 25

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