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Activity ID: 3613

Activity type

OUTAGE: 

Subject


Banner & UAF Blackboard Learn Database server (Talkeetna) Operating System Upgrade  

Short description

Upgrade operating system, clustering software, and filesystem software for Talkeetna 

Scope

Upgrade Service Guard Clustering software
Upgrade the operating system
Upgrade Veritas Storage management Suite
Banner databases PROD, PREP, LRGP, TEST, TRNX, NWSD, REGX and the BLBP Blackboard database will be unavailable during the outage.  All applications, users, and services relying on these databases will be affected.  The DegreeWorks application will be shutdown for the duration of this outage.
The database servers will be unavailable during the outage.

Status 1

Upgrade 

Start day

Saturday, 8-9-2014 Time: 06:00 am 

Recovery day

Sunday, 8-10-2014 Time: 04:00 am 

Description

Required upgrades to support new versions of Oracle databases and storage arrays.
Outage includes contingency time.  Actual outage time is expected to be about 16 hours.

Affected customers

All users and services relying on Banner databases, and all UAF Blackboard Learn users.  The Degreeworks application will be shutdown for the duration of the outage.

Please note

All Banner instances and UAF Blackboard Learn will be unavailable.  Actual outage time is expected to be about 16 hours.

Authorized by

James Gentry OIT Technical Services Manager 

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