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IT at UNSW Outage Notifications

IT system outage information

System patching (various) – 20 Nov 2010

Posted by on November 15th, 2010 · Blackboard, IDM, JULIA, NS Financials, RWS, Scheduled maintenance, wSSO

Planned Maintenance Outage: Saturday 20 November 2010 – 07:00 to 12:00

IT at UNSW advises that due to systems patching the following systems will be unavailable as follows:-

  • Blackboard9
  • Julia
  • NS Finance access
  • IDM
  • WSSO
  • RWS

Date: Saturday 20 November 2010
Time: 07:00 to 12:00
Duration: 5.0 hours

Zones/Campuses affected: All campuses
Services affected: Blackboard 9, Julia, NS Finance Access, IDM (password changes), WSSO, RWS
Services not affected: Exchange, Lectopia, myUNSW, File and Print services, NS HR and NS Student

Purpose:
IT at UNSW will be performing system patching to ensure servers are up to date with security and system patches.

User impact:
During the outage period users will not have access to Blackboard9, Julia, NS Finance, IDM, WSSO and RWS.  Users may be able to login to these systems during the outage period, however, the server may be rebooted during their session to complete the change, therefore causing the user to be disconnected.  IT at UNSW advises staff should try and avoid logging into these systems until after 12.00 noon on Saturday.

If you require any additional information regarding this outage, please contact the IT Service Centre on x51333.

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