GW Drupal Upgrade November 18-22, 2015

November 16, 2015

An upgrade to GW Drupal will take place later this week, with sites being upgraded on a rolling basis. This upgrade will bring GW Drupal up to the latest version of Drupal core and also includes various bug fixes.

Timing and Outages

During the upgrade, your site may experience a brief outage of no more than 5-10 minutes. The sites will be upgraded in the following windows:

  • Wednesday, November 18, 11:00am-6:00pm: Numbered sites
    All numbered sites, meaning those with a domain such as "cmssite101.gwu.edu", will be upgraded during business hours on this day.
     

  • Friday, November 20, 5:00pm through Monday, November 23, 6:00am: All other sites
    All other sites will be upgraded during this period. If you have a specific need to update your website over the weekend, please contact annettem@gwu.edu to coordinate an accommodation.

Please take note of when your site will be upgraded, and refrain from logging into or editing your site during your upgrade window.

Should you experience any issues with your site after the upgrade, contact the IT Support Center at 202-994-4948 or submit a ticket online.

Questions: For questions or to report any problems, please contact the Division of Information Technology at 202-994-GWIT (4948), ithelp@gwu.edu or IT.GWU.EDU. Technology assistance is available through the IT Support Center 24 hours a day. Additionally, technology assistance is available at Tech Commons located in the Lower Level of Gelman Library.