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CWS/CMS Bulletin - R7.3.1 Interim Release Bulletin


Date: 7/16/2015
Title: R7.3.1 Interim Release Bulletin
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Interim Release 7.3.1 deployment package will be delivered to the CWS/CMS Application.
This deployment package contains the following:

SCR 8646 – Forms Update for Summer 2015

Update three (3) existing forms with new versions.



Form Identification

Form name and new version date

AAP 2

Payment Instructions Adoption Assistance Program
Updated to the May 2015 version

AD 4320

Assistance Program (AAP) Agreement
Updated to the May 1, 2015 version

FC 8

Federal Eligibility Certification for Adoption Assistance Program
Updated to the May 1, 2015 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.
  • It is recommended that the install of Interim Release 7.3.1 occur via the office network, as opposed to a remote connection.
  • Contact your County Support Staff to confirm that the correct version has been delivered to the workstation.
  • Users that are logged onto the system when the release arrives will not be using the new code at their workstation.
  • Like major releases, Interim Release 7.3.1 will be using a full installation package. There is no outage.

Down-Level Workstations:

To continue using CWS/CMS, all workstations must be brought up-to-date with Release 7.3.1 before September 3, 2015.

On workstations that do not yet have Release 7.3.1, 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 20, 2015, this message will be shown with a yellow Warning icon:

[Rule 10008]
Updates for CWS/CMS Release 7.3.1 are available. To receive them, please restart the workstation (or follow county-specific procedures). If this workstation is not updated by 9/03/15, access will be denied.

Starting Thursday, September 3, 2015, this variation of the message will be shown with a red Error icon:

[Rule 10007]
Updates for CWS/CMS Release 7.3.1 are available. To receive them, please restart the workstation (or follow county-specific procedures). Access is denied.

When: August 19, 2015
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 10:00 PM
Duration: 4 Hours

Who is Impacted: All CWS/CMS Users
Why: New code delivery (Code will be delivered some time during this window. There will be no outage.)

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