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From: Ron Ellis <>
Subject: Re: [LDS-WC] Which Utah temples accept FORs?
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 09:32:37 -0600
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Rexburg and Twin Falls Idaho are in the training process and the Idaho Falls
temple takes the FORS

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 8:26 AM, RAY FRIESS <> wrote:

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>
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> What's the latest that you have heard about the Utah and Idaho rollout?
> Who, when?
>
>
>
> > From:
> > To:
> > Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 08:00:57 -0600
> > Subject: Re: [LDS-WC] Which Utah temples accept FORs?
> >
> > Robert wrote:
> > I was amazed to learn that Provo can print cards from an NFS FOR. Are
> there
> > other Utah/Idaho temples that can do that? Draper?
> >
> > Robert,
> > I can't answer your question specifically, but I can tell you the thought
> > process behind what is happening. In Utah, the members go to any number
> of
> > temples--not just the temple in their temple district. To roll-out NFS by
> > temple district wouldn't work very well, because a member in the Provo
> > district could just as easily attend the Mt. Timpanogos temple and have
> > problems if it was not on the system yet. The same problem would exist
> with
> > Salt Lake, Bountiful, Jordan River, Draper, etc. The thought was that
> Utah
> > would almost need to be released at once, as a whole, and the system
> might
> > not handle the load very well.
> >
> > There are two halves to the roll-out. One is the equipment and the
> temples
> > going onto the new system, the other is the membership going onto the
> > system. What is happening is that the temples are quietly setting up the
> > equipment so that they can handle FORs in addition to the TempleReady
> > system, and the membership half is being rolled out one stake at a time.
> > This way, programmers can watch how the system handles the load one stake
> at
> > a time, and members of a rolled-out stake won't have problems going to
> any
> > temple that they typically attend.
> >
> > I have been quite impressed with the problem-solving that has gone on
> with
> > this entire process. Solutions have been rather creative as this whole
> > release has progressed. I would say that if you need to know if a
> specific
> > temple has their equipment set up, give them a call. I don't expect
> public
> > announcements on that half of the roll-out.
> >
> > Jill Crandell
> >
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