Complete: Drupal upgrade to 7.54 and WCMS v1.13.4 – April 6 – 14

Thursday, April 6, 2017

COMPLETE: All non-responsive (legacy) and publication WCMS sites have been upgraded to Drupal 7.54 and WCMS version 1.13.4

Questions or concerns? Please submit to rt-ist-wcms@rt.uwaterloo.ca or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

Updated at 11:45 a.m. April 12, 2017


What is happening? Non-responsive (legacy) and publication WCMS sites are being upgraded to Drupal 7.54 and WCMS version 1.13.4

Why is this happening? Drupal, the underlying system for WCMS sites, is being upgraded to version 7.54. WCMS version 1.13.4 provides some additional updates for security, otherwise it includes no new features or fixes.

When is this happening? 

Non-production and pilot sites will be updated on Thursday, April 6 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, April 7.

Production sites from will be updated during the following windows:

  • Tuesday, April 11 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 12.
  • Wednesday, April 12 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 13.
  • Thursday, April 13 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, April 14.

What you need to do before the upgrade begins: Please log out of your site and do not work on your site during this upgrade window. Sites will remain available to site visitors during the upgrade window.

Questions or concerns? Please submit to rt-ist-wcms@rt.uwaterloo.ca or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

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