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CWS/CMS Bulletin - Release 6.6 Implementation (30 Day Reminder)

Date: 3/28/2012
Title: Release 6.6 Implementation (30 Day Reminder)
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

CWS/CMS Code Release 6.6 is planned for implementation on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Unless otherwise directed by county IT staff, please log off the CWS/CMS application and county LAN as you leave the night before R6.6 implementation.  Starting at 6:00 pm on Friday, April 27, 2012, through 6:30 am on Saturday April 28, 2012, users will be able to connect to the CWS/CMS application and operate normally.  However, users will not be able to reinstall the application code from the application servers.  Workstations that are at a down-level version of the CWS/CMS application as of 6:00 pm Friday, April 27, 2012, will remain down-level until R6.6 goes live.

Application outage begins on Saturday April 28, 2012 at 6:30 am and is expected to finish by 3:30 pm.  Users will not be able to access the CWS/CMS application during this period.  All code will be delivered during the outage on Saturday, April 28, 2012 and should be available to counties as of 3:30 pm that afternoon.  Customer support will be available from the IBM Helpdesk at 1(800) 428-8268.  Users will see the code install when they start to work on Monday, April 30, 2012.

The following information is now available on the CWS/CMS website behind County Logon>Code Release Secure Site> Code Release 6.6:

Database Changes
Business Objects Mappings 6.6
Charts-Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Index- Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Folded Keys

The new version of xTools is located on the CWS/CMS website under the County Info tab>County Logon>Applications>xTools.

When: April 28, 2012
Start Time: 6:30 am
End Time: 3:30 pm
Duration: 9 hours

Who is Impacted: All CWS/CMS Users
Why: R6.6 New code delivery

Contact Name: Ben Ampong
Contact Email: Ben.ampong@osi.ca.gov
Contact Phone: (916) 263-5639