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ITS Maintenance Outages: Various down Aug 14; Extended - PASS/PASS Express, storage APP1 down Aug 14-16; Upcoming extended - storage USER1 down Aug 21-23

Posted: 2015-08-12 16:24:55   Expiration: 2015-08-17 16:24:55

Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on 2015-08-12 16:24:55. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

The following systems will be down during the regular ITS maintenance window from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug 14:

  • Business Intelligence - regular updates
  • Network connections - ResHalls only - patching and reboot (5 mins/building)
  • WebCMS and website may experience brief intermittent outages.

Extended outage - PASS/PASS Express - from 5:00 p.m. Friday, Aug 14 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug 16

PASS and PASS Express will be down from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14 through the weekend until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 16 to accommodate the upgrade to PeopleTools 8.54. This upgrade will improve performance, security, and functionality and will pave the way for future integrations.  During the outage, PASS and PASS EXPRESS will not be available.

Extended outages - network storage volume APP1 (H:\) - 5:00 p.m. Friday, Aug 14 through Sunday, Aug 16

ITS continues its migration of network storage volumes to new servers with APP1 (H:\). APP1 (H:\)will be down beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14 and extending through Sunday, Aug 16. Files on this drive will not be available for the duration of the migration. Files should be accessible again at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, August 17.

Upcoming extended outages - network storage volume - USER1 (the "J-drive") - August 21-23

ITS will continue its migration of network storage volumes to new servers with USER1 (J:\). USER1 (a.k.a. your "J-drive") will be down beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21 and extending through Sunday, Aug 23. Files on this drive will not be available for the duration of the migration. Files should be accessible again at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, August 24.

Every effort will be made to restore services as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your patience.  If you have questions regarding these outages, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.

-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer