Scheduled Maintenance

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Saturday, February 27, 2010 08:00 to 14:00 CST (GMT-06:00)

In our efforts to continually enhance the functionality and value of our WAM!NET® Services, we will be performing scheduled maintenance on:

  • Date: Saturday, February 27, 2010
  • Start Time: 08:00 CST (GMT-06:00)
  • Duration: 6 hours

Purpose

During this scheduled maintenance period we will implement several new service features. Highlighted below are some of the benefits that will be available after this release.

  • Improved Resource Management: Info Center will be updated with new resource management pages that are easier to use and provide administrators with new features to more efficiently manage their WAM!NET resources. The new pages have the same updated look and feel as the user management pages released previously and they include the following new features:
    • The ability for administrators to create their own Direct! Services and submission resources
    • New resource creation and modification wizards that simplify these management tasks
    • Improved searching, filtering, and sorting of resources
    • Better paging/displaying of long lists of resources
    • Batch modification of configuration options across a group of resources
    Select the following link for more information on these new resource management features. more »
  • New Content Studio Features (only available in the new web interface):
    • Shortcut command to share an individual file via an eFolio
    • eFolio email messages created in the web interface will support rich text formatting
    • New option in the web interface to have a copy of an eFolio automatically sent to the creator’s email address
    • Display the list of files contained within stored zip and tar files
    • Simplified method of modifying attributes across a batch of stored files
    • Sort search results by date stored and last modified date
    • Sort the list of deleted files by date stored, last modified date or date deleted
  • Faster File Transfer Acceleration: More performance improvement for packages containing a large number of small files
  • Support for Windows 7: All WAM!NET interfaces will be supported on Windows 7
  • Transmission Director X (TDX) version 3.4.1: Support for Windows 7; will be available on Info Center Downloads page following release
  • Info Center Package Tracking Exports: This report will be enhanced to include two additional columns for Sending and Receiving Resource Ids
  • Retirement Notices:
    • TDX 2.4.x and 3.1.x versions will expire; these version will no longer be accessible

Availability of Services during Maintenance?

  • Within the 6 hour maintenance period, all WAM!NET Direct! Services boxes will be offline for approximately 30 minutes for software maintenance updates. Any packages currently shipping will restart after the upgrade.
  • WAM!NET Central Services will be unavailable during this window, including: Internet Gateway, Info Center, Content Studio and Content Submission Services.
  • Direct! customers sending to other Direct! sites will be able to send files; however, package tracking and notifications will be unavailable during this time.

Questions?

  • If you have any questions regarding this Scheduled Maintenance Notice, please contact our technical support team. more »
  • We apologize for any inconvenience this scheduled maintenance may cause, and appreciate your understanding as we strive to continually improve our services.
  • View complete calendar of scheduled maintenance. more »