2009

Alert Notification System Router

The Alert Notification System Router (ANSR) software provides satellite operators with notifications of key events through pagers, cell phones, and e-mail. Written in Java, this application is specifically designed to meet the mission-critical standards for mission operations while operating on a variety of hardware environments.

ANSR is a software component that runs inside the Mission Operations Center (MOC). It connects to the mission’s message bus using the GMSEC [Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Mission Services Evolution Center (GMSEC)] standard. Other components, such as automation and monitoring components, can use ANSR to send directives to notify users or groups. The ANSR system, in addition to notifying users, can check for message acknowledgements from a user and escalate the notification to another user if there is no acknowledgement.

When a firewall prevents ANSR from accessing the Internet directly, proxies can be run on the other side of the wall. These proxies can be configured to access the Internet, notify users, and poll for their responses. Multiple ANSRs can be run in parallel, providing a seamless failover capability in the event that one ANSR system becomes incapacitated.

This work was done by Joseph Gurganus of Goddard Space Flight Center and Everett Cary, Robert Antonucci, and Peter Hitchener of Emergent Space Technologies, Inc. GSC-15592-1

This Brief includes a Technical Support Package (TSP).

Alert Notification System Router (reference GSC-15592-1) is currently available for download from the TSP library.

Please Login at the top of the page to download.

 

White Papers

Data Acquisition and I/O Control Applications Handbook
Sponsored by United Electronic Industries
Envelope Tracking and Digital Pre-Distortion Test Solution for RF Amplifiers
Sponsored by Rohde and Schwarz A and D
Performance Characteristics of Digital Frequency Discriminators
Sponsored by Wide Band Systems
Oscilloscope Fundamentals
Sponsored by Rohde and Schwarz A and D
Improving Absorption Measurements through Light Source Selection
Sponsored by Ocean Optics
High-Speed A/Ds for Real-Time Systems
Sponsored by Pentek

White Papers Sponsored By: