CHANGE: Security Updates - 2014/03/21 | Notifications | ITPulse

CHANGE: Security Updates - 2014/03/21

What is happening?
Information Services and Technology (IST) will be installing security updates and performing routine maintenance on multiple servers.

Who will be affected?
The following users will experience a temporary outage to their respective service(s):

  • The UAlberta mobile app and http://mobile.ualberta.ca website
  • Transit information digital listings in the Students' Union Building
  • WHAT-ME website (http://whatme.srv.ualberta.ca)
  • University of Alberta Central BlackBerry Enterprise Service
  • Vice Provost Finance and Administration (VPFA) Staff
  • Vice Provost Facilities and Operations (VPFO) Staff
  • Faculty of Extension Staff
  • University Relations Staff
  • Faculty of Law Staff
  • Research Service Office (RSO) Staff
  • Research Ethics Office (REO) Staff
  • Human Resource Services (HRS) Staff

What is the impact?
The impact for the users will be as follows:

  • The UAlberta mobile app and the http://mobile.ualberta.ca website will be unavailable 
  • Transit information will be unavailable
  • The http://whatme.srv.ualberta.ca website will be unavailable
  • Messages and calendar items' synchronization to BlackBerry devices will be intermittent during the outage
  • AIM, SQL Reporting, Web Services, Print, Terminal Services, SQL, Sharepoint (sharepoint.ualberta.ca), Information Services and Technology Management Servers, and FileMaker will be unavailable

The following websites will be unavailable:

  • apps.sts.ad.ualberta.ca
  • enterprise.sts.ad.ualberta.ca
  • fleetcommander.sts.ad.ualberta.ca
  • hrnet.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • hrnet2.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • onecardstrategies.ualberta.ca
  • policiesonline.ualberta.ca
  • se2.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • sharepoint.ualberta.ca
  • survey.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • tos.sts.ad.ualberta.ca
  • www.academicleadership.ualberta.ca
  • www.appbox.ualberta.ca
  • www.careers.ualberta.ca
  • www.cps.ualberta.ca
  • www.disaster.ualberta.ca
  • www.ecmap.ca
  • www.emergencies.ualberta.ca
  • www.epayinfo.ualberta.ca
  • www.falearn.ualberta.ca
  • www.hap.ualberta.ca
  • www.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • www.onthemove.ualberta.ca
  • www.orientation.hrs.ualberta.ca
  • www.prepd.ualberta.ca
  • www.tap.ualberta.ca
  • www.thoughtful.ualberta.ca
  • www.tradeshow.ualberta.ca
  • www.virtualwellnes.ualberta.ca

When will the change occur?
Start: 2014/03/21 22:00 – The updates will begin.
Test: 2014/03/21 23:00 – Testing will begin to ensure services are accessible.
End: 2014/03/21 23:59 – The change will be complete.