News archive - March 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar 1.0 release

All UWaterloo Scholar sites are being upgraded to Drupal 7.54 and UWaterloo Scholar version 1.0. This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to UWaterloo Scholar production sites overnight on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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

Features/Functionality

Monday, March 27, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar upgrade - March 28

What is happening? UWaterloo Scholar (https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar) is being upgraded to 1.0.

Why is this happening? This is the full release of UWaterloo Scholar and adds new features and functionality, fixes some known issues, and introduces some theming changes from the beta release. Release notes are available.

Monday, March 20, 2017

WCMS and Drupal upgrade – March 21

UPDATE: The upgrade of WCMS responsive “FDSU” websites, single page sites and conference sites to Drupal 7.54 and WCMS version 2.4.1 is taking longer than originally anticipated.

An additional maintenance window has been added to complete the upgrade on Monday, March 27 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28.

Monday, March 20, 2017

SharePoint maintenance – March 22

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, March 22 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Drupal update to 7.54 and WCMS version 2.4.1 release

All WCMS responsive websites, single page sites and conference sites are being upgraded to Drupal 7.54 and WCMS version 2.4.1. This upgrade is scheduled to be deployed to pilot sites overnight on Thursday March 16, and production sites starting on Tuesday March 21, 2017.

Non-responsive and publication sites are not affected by this release.

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

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