What is happening? All Request Tracker (RT) tickets that have been ‘Resolved’ or ‘Rejected’ for more than 8 years will be deleted; this will be done on a regular basis. (Note: ‘Resolved’ and ‘Rejected’ refer to RT ticket statuses.)
What is happening? The MySQL service Recondo will be offline while IST performs system maintenance.
When is this happening? Tuesday, February 21 from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.
What is the impact? Most web applications on Strobe will not be able to access the MySQL Recondo database during the maintenance window. Sendit and the CECA paging application will also be unavailable during the maintenance window. The WCMS will not be impacted.
What is happening? As part of our migration to Skype for Business from Lync, our external connectivity servers (Edge) need to be upgraded to Skype for Business.
When is this happening? February 11, 10pm to February 12, 8am
What is the impact? If you connect to Skype for Business from off campus during this time, the service will not be available while the upgrade takes place. This will also affect communications with external partners.
What is happening? Four Nexus policies affecting those with roaming profiles using Academic Support PCs are changing
Why is this happening? Academic Support clients no longer have roaming profiles. However, people from the faculties with roaming profiles (i.e. Co-op students or users visiting an Academic Support department) may login to an Academic Support PC .These policies are intended on making that experience better.
What is happening? Google’s search results from campus IPv6 networks are being blocked with a CAPTCHA page. This primarily affects campus wireless connections, including Eduroam. It is common when Google suspects scripted or malicious activity from a particular network. This does not affect Google searches within University of Waterloo web pages. To have your search results appear, enter the requested information in the CAPTCHA and proceed to the search result.
What is happening? All WCMS responsive “FDSU” websites, single page sites and conference sites are being upgraded to WCMS version 2.4.0. This release does not affect publication or UWaterloo Scholar sites.
When is this happening? Pilot sites will be updated on Tuesday, February 7 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8.
Production sites will be updated during the following windows: