SAMIS unavailable, 18 and 19 July 2017

Posted in: Digital Data & Technology Group

SAMIS will be unavailable Tuesday and Wednesday 18 and 19 July 2017 while we upgrade to version 9.3.  We need time to back-up the databases and complete underlying work on the servers and databases before the upgrade starts.  For this reason, we ask users to stop using SAMIS at 5pm, Monday 17 July 2017.

Unavailable applications

The following applications will be unavailable for the duration of the upgrade:

  • SAMIS on the web (includes Unit Evaluation and Coursework Coversheet printing and scanning)
  • SAMIS Desktop Client
  • Application Tracker
  • Online Applications
  • SAMIS bookings (PG Skills, University Open Days, UCAS Open Days)
  • Applicant username and password generation
  • Registration Online (ROL)
  • Business Objects (SAMIS-related reports only)
  • Student Lookup
  • User account creation & some other Computing Services' user account tools

Data to / from SAMIS and other systems will not update during the upgrade. If you are responsible for any technical interfaces to / from SAMIS, please ensure that your connections to the database will not be attempting to run during this period. Systems that provide data to or get data from SAMIS include:

  • Moodle
  • LMF
  • HUB
  • CareerHub
  • PURE
  • Room Service
  • Exam Timetable
  • Agresso
  • UCAS
  • Student Loan Company
  • Students' Union (MSL)

Thank you for your patience while this necessary upgrade takes place.  We expect to have all SAMIS related systems available again by 9am, Thursday 20 July.

Posted in: Digital Data & Technology Group


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