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Active Message Threads for November 2016

Chad Trabant
Jan. 28, 2016, 3:35 p.m. - Nov. 29, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
Hello Web Service users, An executive overview: Within the next month or two the DMC will be reducing the functionality of our fdsnws-event service. In the farther future the DMC will no longer offer an fdsnws-event interface. Reduction in functions coming soon: no secondary origins (primary origins only), only offering the ISC and NEIC PDE catalogs, and no phase arrivals. Web service developers should be building applications that use services from other data centers, a list is here: h... [more]
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Brudzinski, Mike
Nov. 21, 2016, 4:23 p.m.
Apologies if folks are already aware of this, but the timeseries web service appears to have stopped working in the last hour. The example from the webpage is: http://service.iris.edu/irisws/timeseries/1/query?net=IU&sta=ANMO&loc=00&cha=BHZ&starttime=2005-01-01T00:00:00&endtime=2005-01-02T00:00:00&output=plot and it returns: Error 500: Internal Server Error The Timeseries webservice was unable to understand your request. error invoking: null Cannot run program "/bin/sh": error=11, Resource ... [more]
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kanchan aggarwal
Nov. 18, 2016, 8:59 p.m. - Nov. 18, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Hi, I want to know how to do server testing using "Slinktool". Thanks, Kanchan Aggarwal
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John West
Nov. 18, 2016, 12:41 p.m. - Nov. 18, 2016, 10:24 p.m.
I'm using the timeseries service (via obspy) to download BH data one day at a time, and I'm getting a lot of timeouts. I'm trapping 404 not founds, but many requests are just timing out. Retrying usually doesn't help. I changed the timeout parameter from 10 to 30 seconds with no apparent difference. Under what conditions does the service time out instead of sending a 404? Do I need to run a timeout setting longer than 30 seconds? Thanks! -- John
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Robert Weekly
Nov. 8, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Hello Web Service Users, The irisws-syngine web service has been updated to version 1.0.3 http://service.iris.edu/irisws/syngine/1/ <http://service.iris.edu/irisws/syngine/1/> The following updates and features for defining a custom source time function have been made: * Added support for specifying complete or partial USGS finite fault models as an input source. * Added support for defining fully custom source time functions as an input source. * Added the parameter SOURCEWIDTH to allow th... [more]
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