Scheduled maintenance

IT Scheduled Maintenance

The goal of Scheduled Maintenance is to maintain central IT facilities on a regular basis while minimising interruption to normal business functions, and also considering vital operations in the University calendar such as enrolments, teaching, examinations and graduation.

Unless otherwise noted, all regular Scheduled Maintenance windows begin at 6:00pm and conclude the following day at 8:00am. If there are any exceptions to these times they will be communicated prior to the date.

Times are presented in AEST/AEDT.

These dates have been discussed with all relevant parties.

Notes

  • Disaster Recovery (DR): DR exercises are essential for risk mitigation and ensure our IT infrastructure and processes will remain operational in the event of a disaster.
  • Security Patching: Every Thursday from 5:00am-7:00am Security Patching of core infrastructure will be conducted. There may be short outages to systems during this window.

Approved 2022 dates 


Autumn Session 2022

DateMaintenance
Saturday 7 May

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching
- Decommissioning legacy services

Saturday 28 May

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Server patching 
Saturday 4 June

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching
- Decommissioning legacy services 
Saturday 2 July

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time. 

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching

- Minor Webex updates
- Network patching

Saturday 9 July

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching 

Spring Session 2022

DateMaintenance
Saturday 30 July

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Server patching

Saturday 13 August

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

Saturday 20 August

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Server patching
- Decommissioning legacy services 
Saturday 3 September

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

Saturday 17 September

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Server patching 
Saturday 8 October

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

Saturday 22 October

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching
- Decommissioning legacy services 
Saturday 29 October

6pm Saturday - 8am Sunday

To ensure the ongoing protection of UOW systems, IMTS will be applying the latest security and application updates. There will be intermittent outages to the majority of services during this time.

 Main focus:
- Database patching
- Server patching
- Decommissioning legacy services 

Summer Session 2022/2023

DateMaintenance
Saturday 3 December

 Disaster Recovery Exercise - held during the day. Times TBC

Saturday 10 December  
Saturday 17 December  
Saturday 14 January  
Saturday 21 January  
Saturday 28 January  
Saturday 4 February  
Saturday 11 February  


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