Academic Blogging service upgrade

Planned in advance; Open

Overview

Affected services
  • Academic Blogging service (blogs.ed.ac.uk)
Outage Time
10:00 AM, 29-Jul-21 — 12:00 PM, 29-Jul-21
At Risk Time
12:00 PM, 29-Jul-21 — 05:00 PM, 29-Jul-21
Description
Annual upgrade of Blogs.ed.ac.uk Worpress multisite instance, from 5.4.4 to 5.7.2. The service will be unavailable to users whilst this work is being undertaken. Outage Time between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Thursday, 29-Jul-21. At Risk between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM on Thursday, 29-Jun-21.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
Annual upgrade of Blogs.ed.ac.uk Worpress multisite instance, from 5.4.4 to 5.7.2. The service will be unavailable to users whilst this work is being undertaken.
Technical summary
blogs.ed.ac.uk annual upgrade
Affecting
Users of blogs.ed.ac.uk
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
medium
Expected impact
Service will be unavailable to users while the service is being upgraded.
Change Reference
C2107-059: Blogs.ed.ac.uk Annual upgrade
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Mark Findlay on 12-Jul-2021
Authorised by LTW
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Piroska Nemeth


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
The change is well understood, and has been tested in DEV,and TEST enviroments
Other people involved
Notes for future reference