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 184.108.40.206 . 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).