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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

SharePoint maintenance – January 17

What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

When is this happening? Wednesday, January 17  from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 18.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

WCMS server emergency patching – January 4

What is happening? The servers that host WCMS production and pilot sites (including forms, UWaterloo Scholar and WatVote) will have security patches applied.

When is this happening? Thursday, January 4 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Forms and WatVote sites: WCMS upgrade to 2.6.0 – December 20

What is happening? All WCMS forms (sites at uwaterloo.ca/forms/*) and WatVote sites are being upgraded to 2.6.0. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release 

When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

Note: WatVote sites will be upgraded after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

SharePoint maintenance – December 20

What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Feeds and pilot sites: WCMS upgrade to 2.6.0 – December 13

What is happening?  All WCMS feeds sites are being upgraded to 2.6.0. In addition, cleanup from the 2.6.0 upgrade will be performed on all pilots sites. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release 

When is this happening? Wednesday, December 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 14.

Friday, December 8, 2017

UPDATE: 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

Thursday, November 30, 2017

WCMS upgrade to v2.6.0 – November 30

What is happening? All WCMS responsive “FDSU”, single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.6.0. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available at: https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/wcms-version-260-release

When is this happening? Pilot sites will be updated on Thursday, November 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 1.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar upgrade – November 29

What is happening? UWaterloo Scholar (https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar) is being upgraded to 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 https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/uwaterloo-scholar-13-release

When is this happening? Wednesday, November 29 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar 1.3 release

All UWaterloo Scholar sites are being upgraded to UWaterloo Scholar version 1.3. This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to UWaterloo Scholar production sites overnight on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

These release notes are subject to change without notice until the final release date.

Features/Functionality

  • Home link to a user's site will now appear on every site.
  • The UWaterloo Scholar home page no longer displays the list of all publications and activities from all Scholar sites.

Fixes/Updates

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

WCMS co-op student training

Have you hired a co-op student to work on your site in the WCMS?  Co-op student training will be offered January 3 and 4 from 9:00-12:00 in MC 1078 (this is the SEW099, Content Maintainers course). 

Register your co-op student for the training.

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