I am a contractor working for a Large Government Agency. At least one
person here knows me, and I hope he won't blow my cover. :)
$LGA is trying to make contingency plans for a virus outbreak. So $LGA
has declared that we will have an all-sites all-employees TeleWork Day.
Among other things, they want to stress-test the VPN infrastructure.
Probably some continuity-of-operations testing too. TeleWork Day is
optional, and obviously there are some people who cannot telework, but
they are encouraging all employees to telework if possible.
My contracting company has pretty much declared that we are all Mission
Critical, and we will not be participating in TeleWork Day. Fair enough.
I personally disagree -- I, for one, may be Mission Critical, but I am
certainly not On Site Critical; the customer ($LGA) asked us to do this,
and I think we should try to accommodate them -- but whatever, the
decision was made, and I will follow it.
My contracting company then said that each of our project teams needs to
get together and come up with a contingency plan -- what we will do to
ensure mission operations continue in the event of a shutdown of the
They don't want to do anything crazy like, y'know, TRY IT OUT or anything.
They just want to have a plan.
--hymie! http://nasalinux.net/~hymie hy...@nasalinux.net