New and Changing: Updates from AIT

Posted November 14, 2016 by
Tags: Updates Maintenance

Banner-Related Services Unavailable During Oracle Database Update

Effective Dates: November 23-26, 2016

We will perform an Oracle database upgrade from 5 PM on November 23 to 7 AM on November 26. During this upgrade, most Banner-related programs will be unavailable. This includes Banner INB, Banner SSB, Access databases, Banner ODS, Cognos, Touchnet, Banner-related Perceptive Content scanning, and others.

Key Features and Benefits

This will update the Oracle database to version 11.2.0.4 . This version includes:

  • Security features such as data redaction
  • Support for database consolidation
  • Diagnostic data collection
  • Other bug and security fixes

Impact on College Community

Banner-related programs will be unavailable from 5 PM on Wednesday November 23 until 7 AM on Saturday November 26. During this time, we will perform the database upgrade.

Departmental point-persons for Banner-related notifications will receive further information on testing functionality prior to the upgrade.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by email or call 630.752.4357 (HELP).