Official Georgia 811 Business Notification
Duluth, GA - July 26th, 2012 - Please be advised that Georgia
811's Lifecycle for the PRIS Telnet protocol will come to an end on
December 31, 2012. At that time, GA811 will no longer support the
telnet protocol as a means to respond to Locate Request
GA811 is ending support for telnet due to the age of the
technology, security concerns, and the difficulty of maintenance.
It will be replaced with the Web Services (XML) protocol.
GA811 Members or contract locate companies who currently use
telnet to respond to Locate Requests (tickets) must transition away
by the December 31,2012. This will not affect Members or Locators
who use the EDEN web site, phone, or mobile app to respond to
Documentation for the PRIS Web Services method is available here
A list of all current PRIS response codes is available here - http://www.Georgia811.com/media/PRISCodes.pdf
A link to download the Android (versions 2.1and newer) app is
available here: Georgia 811 Mobile App or go to http://goo.gl/r81Jy
If you would like to use our test environment prior to
implementation, please contact Member Services (MemberServices@Georgia811.com
or 770.623.5786) and they will provide you with the necessary
If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.