Scheduled Maintenance: WordPress Server Operating System Updates (04/18/2014 5:30 AM to 04/18/2014 6:00 AM)
UWM Vanity Domain and Short URL services.
To WordPress Administrators, Content Editors and the Campus IT Community:
What is happening?
Operating System updates will be performed on UWM's live, production WordPress site on Friday, April 18 at 5:30 AM. The maintenance will be complete by or prior to 5:45 AM.
During the update process, WordPress and sites hosted on WordPress may at times be unavailable.
CommonSpot websites and Web applications hosted on www4.uwm.edu may also be briefly unaccessible via their UWM Vanity Address (e.g. sitename.uwm.edu) or Short URL (e.g. uwm.edu/sitename) during the update process.
Why is this work necessary?
The maintenance is required to keep WordPress servers up-to-date with the latest security updates and enhancements.
What happens if the maintenance is not successful?
If the maintenance is not successful, WordPress servers will be restored to their previous state.
For issues and concerns, please contact the UWM Help Desk at 414-229-4040 or use the web form at: http://GetTechHelp.uwm.edu