About Systemwide Information Technology

All UW Institutions work alongside UW System Administration to facilitate the advancement of the support and implementation of information technology, and library services in learning and administration. The Systemwide Information Technology site documents and promotes the actions, direction and policies of the University of Wisconsin, and it’s member institutions.

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Planned System Outages

UW systemwide IT outages

  1. UWP1 Database Migration - Multiple Services Impacted

    The following services will be unavailable while the UWP1 database is migrated:

    Planning Allocation System
    Point-of-Sale Infrastructure
    WISC Software Catalog
    NetID - Account Management (Recovery), Guest Account, Kerberos
    Business Support Applications (CAPINV, CERTS, CKWRITE)
    Housing Administrative Applications (Apts Online, Student Employment)
    Preparing for SOAR
    API Manager
    Computer Labs (InfoLabs) - Laptop checkout won't work

    The following list of services are impacted by the migration, but will function with stale data, or as otherwise noted:

    Bucky Backup - Actual backups not impacted, billing app only
    DARS - Advisor exceptions won't be possible
    Web Hosting - degraded administrative functions
    MyUW Madison/System

    In addition, the following applications are impacted:

    Bursar Upload
    Center for Meat Process Validation - THERM App
    Continuing Studies Information System (CSIS - admin.csis.wisc.edu & api.csis.wisc.edu)
    Deparment of Argonomy
    DoIT HR Apps
    DoIT Purchasing Apps
    eCommerc Education (Honors)
    Hancock Farm
    Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW)
    School of Music
    School of Nursing
    Strategic Consulting Services
    Unemployment App - Managed by Administrative Information Management Services (AIMS)
    Union - Student Jobs
    Union - Events
    UDDS Data Source
    Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) - Business Services Apps
    Postcards - Campus and Visitor Relations (postcards.vip.wisc.edu)

    Information on additional UWP1 applications is available here: https://kb.wisc.edu/840

  1. WIN Transport Equipment Maintenance - Platteville, WI.

    On Tuesday 9/22/2020 between 00:01 - 05:00 central time WIN will perform service affecting maintenance on transport equipment located in Platteville, WI.

    The work is service affecting and the following will be affected and could be down the duration of the maintenance window:

    Circuit & Description
    604518 - 1 of 2 10G between UW Platteville and UW Lacrosse
    604519 - 2 of 2 10G between UW Platteville and UW Lacrosse
    604521 - 10G between UW Platteville and UW Platteville Richland Ctr

  1. WIN Fiber Maintenance - Sparta, WI

    On 09/22/2020 from 0001 until 0500 hours CDT WIN will be performing fiber maintenance in Sparta, WI. This work is not expected to be service affecting but in the even of an outage the following circuits would be affected:

    uwmad-0031 UWSys-UWLaCrosse-Madison-10ge
    uwmad-0034 UWSys-UWLaCrosse-Milwaukee-10ge

    The backup circuit path 602005-EWINL to Madison will be unaffected.

  1. SFS - Extended Maintenance

    The Shared Financial System will enjoy a major update; e-Reimbursement, WISPER, and Planning Allocation System will also be down during this time. WISDM (shortly, WISER) will function, albeit with stale data. Feeds from other systems like HRS will queue.

  1. OS Maintenance - SFS, SIS, Impacted

    The Shared Financial System and Student Information System, as well as Planning Allocation and Graduate Student Tracking, will be impacted by this work.

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