UPDATE: This weekend's planned upgrade to portal IT services is completed

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UPDATE: This weekend's planned upgrade to portal IT services is completed

Published on May 25 2014


Sunday, May 25

This weekend's planned upgrade to to Brock's portal IT services is now completed and systems have been restored to normal operation.

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Planned disruption to portal IT services (May 23- 26)

IT systems related to the Brock Portal will be temporarily unavailable this weekend as Information Technology Services replaces and upgrades the computer systems that currently host the Portal and student/admin systems (BrockDB, LION, DBBrock and Bears services).

The cutover is scheduled to occur between 4:30 pm on Friday, May 23 and 8 am on Monday, May 26. If work is completed early, the systems will be made available.

The following systems will be affected:

  • Brock Portal
  • BrockDB (includes Registration)
  • LION
  • DBBrock
  • Bears
  • HR Job Submission
  • Mentor Match
  • Raiser’s Edge
  • Cognos

Email, wireless, Isaac (learning management system) and the brocku.ca website will not be affected.

Please contact the ITS Help Desk at x 4357 if you have any questions or concerns.