Standard Maintenance Windows

Standard Maintenance Windows

For the most up-to-date information, view the SCS Operational Calendar.

PeopleSoft Campus Solutions *
Day/Time Quarterly Updates
*Note: Duration of outage depends on complexity of CS Image.
Anticipated outage is 6am Saturday to 1pm Sunday
First Saturday of March Critical Security Patch and CS Image
First Saturday of June Critical Security Patch and CS Image
Third Saturday of August Critical Security Patch and CS Image
First Saturday of December Critical Security Patch and CS Image
Workday*
Maintenance Type Dates Tenant Downtime
*Note: Workday performs scheduled updates and maintenance weekly, monthly, and quarterly, during which the service is unavailable for use
Weekly Maintenance
Production, Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation Tenants
Weekly Production tenant
Friday to Saturday for a maximum of four hours between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. PST.

Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation tenants
maximum 12 hours: Friday 6 pm to Saturday 6 am Pacific time

Monthly Maintenance (Includes Weekly Service Update)
Production, Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation Tenants
January 17 – 18
April 3 – 4
June 12 – 13
August 14 – 15
November 13 – 14
December 11 – 12
Production tenant
maximum 8 hours: Friday 11 pm to Saturday 7 am Pacific Time

Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation tenants
maximum 12 hours: Friday 6 pm to Saturday 6 am Pacific time

Quarterly Maintenance
Production tenants (Includes Weekly Service Update)
February 21 – 22
May 15 – 16
July 17 – 18
October 16 – 17
Production tenant
maximum 12 hours: Friday 11 pm to Saturday 11 am Pacific time
Quarterly Maintenance
Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation tenants (Includes Weekly Service Update)
February 7 – 8
May 1 – 2
July 10 – 11
October 9 – 10
Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation tenants
maximum 16 hours: Friday 6 pm to Saturday 10 am Pacific time
Feature Release Delivery and Monthly Maintenance (Includes Weekly Service Update) March 6 – 7
September 11 – 12
Production tenant will be unavailable for a maximum of 8 hours: Friday 11 pm to Saturday 7 am Pacific time

Sandbox, Sandbox Preview, and Implementation tenants will be unavailable for a maximum of 12 hours: Friday 6 pm to Saturday 6 am Pacific time

SYSTEMS
Day/Time Maintenance Windows
Tuesday, 05:00 – 06:30 Linux Servers Routine Maintenance Window
Application of routine operating system and security patches to Linux-based serversServices affected:

    • General Linux-based production systems
    • SCS hosted web, mail, and application services
    • Workday file transfer services and other file depots
Tuesday 23:00 – Wednesday 02:00 Non-critical Intel Servers Routine Maintenance Window

Automatic application of routine operating system and security patches to non-critical Intel-based servers that do not utilize transparent/active-active redundancy.

Services affected:

  • General Windows-based dev/test systems
  • iNtegrate Windows-based development and test environment systems
  • Certain AD and Virtualization infrastructure management services
Thursday 23:00 –
Friday 02:00
Production Intel Servers Routine Maintenance Window

Automatic application of routine operating system and security patches to production Intel-based servers that do not utilize transparent/active-active redundancy.

Services affected:

  • General Windows-based production systems
  • iNtegrate Windows-based PRD systems
  • Certain AD and Virtualization infrastructure management services
Third Saturday of the Month, 00:00-7:00

Non-Production – monthly

Production –
quarterly in March, June, September, and December

IBM Power Servers Routine Maintenance Window

Application of routine operating system and security patches to IBM Power-based servers.

Services affected:

  • General Windows-based production systems
  • iNtegrate Windows-based PRD systems
  • Certain AD and Virtualization infrastructure management services
Saturday, 00:00-06:00 For most hardware and software maintenance issues, Systems Engineering targets completing work and having the server platforms stable by 06:00.
NETWORKS / VIDEO CONFERENCING
Day/Time Maintenance Windows
Thursday, 04:00-07:00 For most maintenance issues, Network Services targets completing work and having the network and related systems stable by 06:30.
Saturday 22:00 –
Sunday 10:00
When Network Services and Applications and Systems both have work scheduled during this maintenance window, staff members will coordinate their activities.
Sunday 19:00 –
Monday 06:00
When Network Services and Applications and Systems both have work scheduled during this maintenance window, staff members will coordinate their activities.(Network Services attempts to minimize disruption of Internet connectivity to the University Libraries during the Sunday evening portion of this maintenance window.)