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December 2020

Changes from 11/25/2020 to 12/02/2020

  • Wednesday, November 25, 3:00 p.m. to Wednesday, December 9, 5:00 p.m. - completed
    Updating VMware.
    User Impact: None expected.
  • Thursday, November 26, 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Applying assorted fixes and features to CQ.
    User Impact: None expected since there are two legs of the servers, www.ryerson.ca won't be affected.
  • Thursday, November 26, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating Event Management System (EMS) webapp.
    User Impact: All EMS webapp users will not be able to log in the system during this time.
  • Thursday, November 26, 5;00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - completed
    Updating Voice Mail request form on CCS Forms.
    User Impact: CCS Forms will be unavailable during this time. Voice Mail request form will no longer allow requesting for another user.
  • Friday, November 27, 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. - completed
    Adding a survey popup for international student on my.ryerson portal.
    User Impact: Access to my.ryerson portal may be intermittent during this period.
  • Friday, November 27, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating RMS.
    User Impact: Access to Activation, Self Serve and Administration will be intermittent during this period.
  • Friday, November 27, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating SPSS.
    User Impact: No access to SPSS during this time period.
  • Friday, November 27, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating Jpoint application server..
    User Impact: None expected.
  • Saturday, November 28, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating Law Research CFAPS share drive.
    User Impact: Access to Law Research CFAPS drive will be intermittent during this period.

Changes from 12/02/2020 to 12/09/2020

  • Wednesday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - cancelled
    Upgrading Clockworks system.
    User Impact
    : No access to the system during this period. Low usage but anticipated users will be notified by the Accommodation Centre.
  • Friday, December 4, 7:55 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating department listings PDF (Green/white pages).
    User Impact
    : No access to department listings admin website for this period.
  • Sunday, December 6, 10:00 a.m. to 12:01 p.m. - completed
    Updating BPEL application.
    User Impact
    • BPEL Application will be down during the change.
    • eHR, Finance and RMS will not be able to exchange information through BPEL services during the BPEL downtime.

Changes from 12/09/2020 to 12/16/2020

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2:00 p.m. to Friday, December 18, 4:00 p.m. - completed
    Upgrading VMware.
    User Impact
    : None expected.
  • Thursday, December 10, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating SPSS.
    User Impact
    : No access to SPSS during this upgrade. 
  • Friday, December 11, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating SAS.
    User Impact
    : No access to SAS during this upgrade.
  • Friday, December 11, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating RMS.
    User Impact
    : Access to Activation, Self Serve and Administration will be intermittent during this period.
  • Friday, December 11, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating CANARIE IdP.
    User Impact
    : Access to IdP (CANARIE Canadian Access Federation) will not be available during this period. Affects all federated service providers including ORCID, HathiTrust, Turnitin.
  • Friday, December 11, 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating Ryecast.
    User Impact
    : The website ryecast.ryerson.ca will be down for 5 minutes during this period.
  • Friday, December 11, 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. - completed
    Updating HR job change event.
    User Impact
    : None expected. 

Changes from 12/16/2020 to 01/13/2021

  • Friday, December 18, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating domain controllers (1).
    User Impact
    : None expected.  
  • Friday, December 18, 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. - completed
    Updating HR job change event.
    User Impact
    : None expected.  
  • Friday, December 18, 7:50 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating white/green pages.
    User Impact
    : None expected.
  • Monday, December 21, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - completedUpdating Clockworks.
    User Impact
    : Users notified.
  • Friday, January 8, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - completed
    Updating domain controllers (2).
    User Impact
    : None expected.