Below is the most up-to-date information regarding current software, network, and technology requirements for sites with a Test node. It also includes additional documentation for the Test nodes, including the participant identification use case.
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Current Software Versions

i2b2 Version: 1.7.12A as of July 2020

SHRINE Version: 3.0 as of September 2020

Ontology Version: 2.0.1 with additional COVID V3 ontology as of May 2020

Staging Network Information



Port 6443

Technology Stacks

These pages contain all available resources for i2b2 and SHRINE. This includes installation files, upgrade files, documentation, and release notes.


All ontology resources (including ontology files, ETL, documentation, and release notes) for ontology V2.0.1 and the additive ACT COVID Ontology V3 can be found here.

Participant Identification Use Case

The test network is being asked to complete a use case for participant identification. The use case can be found here.

Instructions are as follows:

  • Please read the use case and follow the outlined steps.

  • Pay close attention to the survey questions. This information is critical for us to understand your process, resources involved, time from ACT query to MRNs, and roadblocks encountered.

Site Role Resources

Below are the resources for the various local ACT roles:


There are various avenues available for sites looking to seek or provide help. An overview of these resources can be found here.