[Completed] Production Patch Maintenance 07/31/2011 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Monthly Patch Maintenance has been completed and all systems are back on line. There is no scheduled patch window for the month of August, but a quarterly patch will be scheduled for September.

The Monthly Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday the 31st of July, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All services may be intermittently or entirely unavailable, including:

  • E-mail
  • Personal and departmental file shares (on Alexandria and Merlin2)
  • Database Applications: Cascade, FAMIS, Millennium, and Banner
  • Web services such as www.pugetsound.edu, cs.pugetsound.edu, and Moodle

Database services such as Cascade will be affected during this Patch Maintenance Window.

[Completed] Pre-Production Maintenance 07/21/2011 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am

The Pre-Production patching has been completed at 8:55 am. The next scheduled outage will be Sunday the 31st of July, for all remaining Production servers. A separate blog post will be posted.

Pre-Production Patch Maintenance window for this month will be Thursday the 21st of July from 7 am to 9 am. There will also be a CommVault version 9 upgrade to all servers being backed up by CommVault as well as Oracle Agents to servers which have Oracle currently running. The following pre-production servers may be unavailable due to maintenance during this time:

Linux and Windows systems:

1. lummi
2. hope
3. Decatur
4. Squaxin
5. Shaw
6. Philchuck
7. mysqldev
8. moodle2
9. kickstart
10. ldaprelay-dev
11. tomcat-dev
12. maharadev
13. alacartedev
14. vmctdb1-d
15. vmlxss1-d
16. vmlxss2-d
17. vmlxwb2-d
18. vmlxwb3-t
19. lxss3
20. lxwb4
22. ISIS
25. VS0
28. BASIS (VM)
31. WNPH-P (VM)
32. WNFM1-D
33. WNFM2-D
34. WNCU01-D
35. WNXA01-D
36. WNBA01-P
37. WNXA02-D

Furthermore, Oracle systems may be unavailable starting at 5:00 AM:
bjp for ridge and summit
banner for ridge and summit
Job submission for ridge and summit
OAS on hope and deactur
Oracle Forms on Fidalgo

SafeConnect Software Upgrade

We have a software upgrade for SafeConnect from Impulse Point scheduled for tomorrow morning from 5:30-7:00am.
During the upgrade process, there may be momentary network interruptions.

During the majority of the software upgrade time, the server will be in by-pass mode allowing users to continue using the network. We do not anticipate any major issues or downtime.

The upgrade completed successfully.