Standard Maintenance Windows

Standard Maintenance Windows

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

APPLICATIONS
Day/Time Service Server
Saturday, 20:00-24:00 Advantage Financial System Mustang
Saturday, 20:00-24:00 Human Resources System Mustang
Saturday, 20:00-24:00 Management Self Service (Web Contracts) Mustang
SYSTEMS
Day/Time Maintenance Windows
Tuesday, 05:00 – 06:30 Automatic application of routine operating system and security patches to Linux/UNIX (non-AIX) servers.
Services affected:

  • SCS/System Administration web server
  • EPSCoR web server
  • GBC web server
  • WNC web server/LDAP
  • SCS Software Repository
  • SMTP services
  • fallon server complex (database, various small websites)
  • pioneer server complex (database, various small websites)
  • DNS servers (incrementally, no outage)
  • iNtegrate “sorry” servers
  • UNR Student Clearinghouse (NSCC servers)
  • Workday, sFTP servers 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 DEV/TST/DMO systems
  • Certain AD and Virtualization infrastructure management services
  • SCS SAML Identity Provider (IdP)
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
Saturday, 00:00-06:00 For most maintenance issues, Systems Support Services targets completing work and having the server platforms stable by 06:00.
NETWORKS
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.)