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CWS/CMS Bulletin - Release 8.2 and Interim Release 8.2.0 15-Day Reminder Bulletin

Date: 4/13/2018
Title: Release 8.2 and Interim Release 8.2.0 15-Day Reminder Bulletin
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

Release 8.2 and Interim Release 8.2.0 will be implemented on Saturday, April 21, 2018. 

The application outage begins on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:00 AM, and will continue until Saturday, April 21, 2018 at approximately 2:00 PM.  Users will not be able to access the CWS/CMS application during this period.  All application updates will be applied beginning Saturday April 21, 2018 and should be available to counties as of Saturday afternoon at 2:00 PM, April 21, 2018.  Customer support will be available from the IBM Helpdesk at (800) 428-8268. 


Coexistent county CWSCMS.MSI file availability:

The CWSCMS.MSI file will be available by Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for technical staff to begin testing the installation of the release.  The code will be located on the CWSDFSr share in the following location:

  •  \CODEDIST\Staging\R8.2


Dedicated County CWSCMS.MSI file delivery:

By Wednesday, April 11, 2018 dedicated county users should start seeing the CWSCMS.MSI file copied to their workstations during Windows logon.  Technical staff can verify that they have received the file by checking for its presence in the C:\CACW\R8.2 folder.  This file must exist on the workstation for the installation of Release 8.2 to take place on or after April 21, 2018.


The following information has been posted:

Database Changes
Business Objects Mappings 8.2
Charts-Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Index-Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Folded Keys

xTools is available and is located on the CWS/CMS website under the County Info tab>County Logon>Applications>xTools.


R8.2 Error Messages is available and is located on the Training Portal
Training Portal>Guides>General User

When: April 21, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 8 Hours

Who is Impacted: All CWS/CMS Users
Why: R8.2 New code delivery

Contact Name: Customer Relations
Contact Email: CWS_CustRel@osi.ca.gov
Contact Phone: