NYS Comptroller Seal  

Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: December 23, 1999

 Bulletin No. 141


Subject Y2K PaySR Testing
Purpose To provide schedule and testing information
Affected Employees  All PaySR Users
Effective Date January 1, 2000
OSC Action PaySR will not be available for on-line processing on Saturday, January 1, 2000.

Agencies who wish to test connections to the PaySR database through Citrix software may log on to the system between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 1, 2000.

This test will verify telecommunications access only. Access to the PaySR database will be limited to view only. Authorized users with update access who attempt to modify a panel or submit a PaySR transaction will receive an SQL error, "....file cannot be modified at this time."

OSC staff in Payroll Services and a limited number of pre-selected agency users will test the production database, Reveal and Query on January 1, 2000. The system is scheduled to be available for production for all users at 7 a.m. on Monday, January 3, 2000.

Questions Questions about Y2K testing for PaySR may be referred to the BITS Help Desk at (518)486-6745. Questions concerning the need for telecommunications testing to verify agency access to the PaySR system should be referred to your agency Y2K Manager.