News archive - November 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

[Isthd] WCMS upgrade to v2.6.0 – December 5-8

Update: 

An additional maintenance window is necessary to complete the migration of WCMS production sites to WCMS 2.6.0.

When is this happening? 

Friday, December 8 from 7:00 p.m until 7:00 a.m, on Saturday, December 9.

What is happening?

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

[Isthd] UWaterloo Scholar upgrade – November 29

What is happening?

UWaterloo Scholar  is being upgraded to version 1.3.

Why is this happening?

This is the release of UWaterloo Scholar version 1.3 and adds new features and functionality and fixes some known issues. Release notes are available at UWaterloo Scholar 1.3 release.

When is this happening?

Wednesday, November 29 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, November 24, 2017

FW: [Isthd] Skype for Business (S4B) maintenance – December 1-6

What is happening? 

There will be some brief interruptions of service on Skype for Business (S4B) as a result of upcoming maintenance to virtual server hardware.

When is this happening? 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. on December 1, 4, and 6.

What is the impact to Skype for Business users? 

Monday, November 20, 2017

[Isthd] Exchange maintenance – November 21

What is happening?

Exchange administrators are making a small configuration change that requires a restart of Internet Information Services (IIS).  

When is this happening?

Tuesday, November 21 from 9:00 to 9:30 p.m.

What is the impact?

 It may be necessary to re-authenticate desktop clients and Outlook web access.

Questions or concerns

Please contact the ACO Help Desk, acohelp@uwaterloo.ca or extension 33190.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

[Faccus] Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license server restart – November 18

What is happening?

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license servers will be restarted to apply updates. Servers include: licsrv1, licsrv2, vdisrv1 – 6, vdishsrv13-14.

When is this happening?

Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

What is the impact? 

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