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CWS/CMS Bulletin - R6.8.1 Interim Release Reminder Bulletin


Date: 8/14/2013
Title: R6.8.1 Interim Release Reminder Bulletin
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, the Interim Release 6.8.1 deployment package will be delivered to the CWS/CMS application. This deployment package contains one (1) System Change Request (SCR).

SCR 8589- Forms Update for Summer 2013 Updates to eight (8) existing forms with new versions

Form Identification

Form name and new version date

AAP2

Adoption Assistance Agreement Payment Instructions
Updated to the October, 2012 version

AD 4320

Adoption Assistance Agreement
Updated to the October, 2012 version

AD 4320SP

Convenio del Programa de Asistencia para Adopciones (AAP)
Updated to the October, 2012 version

SOC 832

Notice of Child Abuse Index Listing
Updated to the January, 2013 version

Please Note:  Due to the way the inconclusive allegations are handled in the CWS/CMS application, the changes to the SOC 832 are limited to the form template. The SOC 832 will continue to be generated for inconclusive allegations.

SOC 833

Grievance Procedures for Challenging Reference to the Child Abuse Central Index
Updated to the March, 2012 version

SOC 834

Request for Grievance Hearing
Updated to the October, 2013 version

Adopt-200

Adoption Request
Updated to the July, 2013 version

Adopt-215

Adoption Order
Updated to the July, 2013 version

CWS/CMS Users please note:

  • It is strongly recommended that the user log off the application each night to insure that they are working with the latest version of the application. The release will be delivered to the workstation when the user logs on and does not require any further action to be taken. The user is not required to restart their workstation.
  • It is recommended that the install of Interim Release 6.8.1 occur via the office network, as opposed to a remote connection.
  • The following step can be taken to check that the Interim Release has been delivered to the workstation.
    • From the Control Panel in CWS/CMS, click on Help > About. The version will be 6.8.1.
  • Users that are logged onto the system when the release arrives will not be using the new code at their workstation until the next time they log on.
  • Unlike major releases, Interim Release 6.8.1 will NOT be using a full installation package and there is no outage.

Down-Level Workstations:

To continue using CWS/CMS, all workstations must be brought up-to-date with Release 6.8.1 before Thursday, September 5, 2013.  On workstations that do not yet have Release 6.8.1, appropriate messages will appear after the user clicks OK on the CWS/CMS Control Panel Logon dialog.  The messages are shown below.

Starting Thursday, August 22, 2013, this message will be shown with a yellow Warning icon:
[Rule 10008]
Updates for CWS/CMS Release 6.8.1 are available.  To receive them, please restart the workstation (or follow county-specific procedures).  If this workstation is not updated by 9/5/2013, access will be denied.

Starting Thursday, September 5, 2013 this variation of the message will be shown with a red Error icon:
[Rule 10007]
Updates for CWS/CMS Release 6.8.1 are available.  To receive them, please restart the workstation (or follow county-specific procedures).  Access is denied.

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Start Time: 6:00 p.m.
End Time: 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 4 hours

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

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