[Faccus] UPDATE: WCMS and Drupal upgrade – March 16

Darren Bondy darren.bondy at uwaterloo.ca
Fri Mar 24 14:53:54 EDT 2017


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.

What you need to do before the upgrade begins:
If you have a responsive, single page, or conference site, 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 at rt.uwaterloo.ca<mailto:rt-ist-wcms at rt.uwaterloo.ca> or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca>, ext. 44357.

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Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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Subject: WCMS and Drupal upgrade – March 16

What is happening?
All WCMS responsive “FDSU” websites, single page sites and conference sites are being upgraded to Drupal 7.54 and WCMS version 2.4.1<https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/news/drupal-update-754-and-wcms-version-241-release>. This release does not affect publication or UWaterloo Scholar sites.

When is this happening?
Pilot sites will be updated on Thursday, March 16 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, March 17.

Production sites will be updated during the following windows:

·         Tuesday, March 21 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22

·         Wednesday, March 22 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23

·         Thursday, March 23 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, March 24 (if necessary)

What you need to do before the upgrade begins:
If you have a responsive, single page, or conference site, 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 at rt.uwaterloo.ca<mailto:rt-ist-wcms at rt.uwaterloo.ca> or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca>, ext. 44357.

Recipients of this message:  uwweb, isthd, faccus, ist-staff, admin-support, ctsc, ucist, mactug, MSC, SSO, Bulletin


Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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