AEMO Pre-Production Environment
AEMO has pre-production and production environments that are maintained separately. New features are added to the pre-production environment and announced in change notices and technical specifications, before being released into a ‘live’ production environment.
The pre-production environment is intended for participant testing and training purposes. Three types of participant testing were identified:Market trials
Is a coordinated multi-party end-to-end testing of business process scenarios that is organised by AEMO and the plan developed in consultation with the ITWG. Refer to the Industry Testing and Market TrialStrategy for further details and the relevant links below.
Self-testing of functionality such as connectivity, and/or coordinated multiparty testing of functional scenarios.
5MS Retail capabilities were released into the pre-production environment at approx. 5pm on 14 April, ahead of the planned 19 April schedule. This release marks the formal start of the Retail industry test phase.
This phase allows participants to test their internal systems with AEMO’s new Retail solution.
The key changes released into pre-production, reflect the functionality that will go-live on 21 June 2021 (30-min settlement with 5-min reads supported).
5MS Settlements release
The 5MS Program will release 5MS Settlement platform changes into AEMO’s pre-production environment on Monday 22 March 2021. This allows participants to use the pre-production environment to carry out their own tests (including B2B testing).
For further details about this release, refer to the Settlements FAQ guide link at the bottom of this page.
5MS Bidding service release
The 5MS Program released 5MS Dispatch and Bidding changes into AEMO’s pre-production environment on Monday 30 November 2020. This allows participants to use the pre-production environment to carry out their own tests (including B2B testing).
Access to pre-production is available via the following URLs/protocols, using the same log-in details set up by the participant’s MSATS Administrator as at 1 October 2019. The naming conventions are consistent with Production environments.
- MSATS: https://msats.preprod.nemnet.net.au/msats/index.jsp
- EMMS: https://portal.preprod.nemnet.net.au/#/signin
- MSATS FTP*://188.8.131.52
- EMMS FTP*://184.108.40.206
- API Gateway(MarketNet): https://apis.preprod.marketnet.net.au:9319/NEMWholesale/bidding/v1/
- API Gateway (Internet Direct): https://partner.api.preprod.aemo.com.au/NEMWholesale/bidding/v1
- API Portal*: https://dev.preprod.aemo.com.au
API & FTP:
*Please Note: Before using APIs or FTPs, participants need to arrange a certificate by contacting AEMO Support Hub.
For details about the API certificate, please contact AEMO support Hub.
- Phone: 1300 236 600
- Online: https://www.aemo.com.au/Contact-us.
One FTP account can be assigned per participant ID. To set up your 5MS FTP access, please contact the AEMO Support Hub to set up (or change) your username and password.
- Phone: 1300 236 600
For further information on how to connect to the AEMO pre-production environment refer to the Participant IT interfaces page.
This same environment will be used at a later date for 5MS and GS Market Trials.
Invitation to industry testing
Coordinated testing of business process scenarios with a select number or subset of participants with systems ready for testing.