DEOMI WEB SERVICES OUTAGE

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R 312047Z OCT 12 PSN 289038K30

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC

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SUBJ: DEOMI WEB SERVICES OUTAGE
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REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/231533ZAPR12//
AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 137/12, MILITARY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY NETWORK.//



RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN INFORMS ALL COMMANDS THAT SEVERAL DEFENSE EQUAL 
OPPORTUNITY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (DEOMI) SYSTEMS ARE CURRENTLY INOPERATIVE.  
THE DEOMI SURVEY INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING THE DEOMI ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE SURVEY 
(DEOCS), FEDERAL ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE SURVEY (FEOCS), AND DEFENSE DIVERSITY 
MANAGEMENT CLIMATE SURVEY (DDMCS) WENT OFF-LINE AT MIDNIGHT ON 19 SEPTEMBER 
2012.  THIS OUTAGE ALSO IMPACTS THE MILITARY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY NETWORK 
(MEONET) AND DEOMI'S ONLINE COURSES.  RESTORATION TIMELINE OF SERVICE IS 
UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.  THE OUTAGE HAS AFFECTED APPROXIMATELY 1,000 UNIT 
COMMAND CLIMATE SURVEYS ACROSS DOD AND UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO THE COMPLEX 
NATURE OF MANY OF THE SURVEYS, THEY CANNOT BE COMPLETED MANUALLY.

2.  THE MEONET WAS DUE TO ACTIVATE 1 OCTOBER 2012 AS DESCRIBED BY REF A.  AS 
THIS SYSTEM IS UNAVAILABLE DUE TO THE DEOMI SYSTEM OUTAGE, COMMANDS ARE TO 
KEEP A RECORD OF ALL INFORMAL AND FORMAL EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND SEXUAL 
HARRASSMENT COMPLAINTS AND ENTER THEM INTO THE MEONET ONCE THE SYSTEM IS 
ONLINE.

3.  DEOMI WILL NOTIFY THE FLEET AS SOON AS THE SYSTEMS ARE AGAIN AVAILABLE FOR 
USE.  A DOCUMENT OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS CONCERNING DEOMI'S WEBSITE AND DEOCS 
COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGE IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-
NPC/SUPPORT/EQUAL_OPPORTUNITY/PAGES/EOLINKS.ASPX.

4.  POINTS OF CONTACT ARE LCDR MATTHEW SMIDT AT (703) 604-5480/DSN 664 OR 
VIA E-MAIL AT MATTHEW.A.SMIDT(AT)NAVY.MIL AND STGCS MARK VANDERVORT AT (901) 
874-2487/DSN 882 OR VIA E-MAIL AT MARK.VANDERVORT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

5.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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