Saturday, October 21, 2006

Vista Update 5 O'clock Saturday

Dear Faculty,
Thanks to each of you for your persistence.
Regards, Alice

Here is the most recent update from David Chatham:

The Upgrade Process has slowed and is not making reasonable progress. Within the last hour, a roll-back procedure was started also on another server, so that one way or another we can get students and faculty back into their courses by tomorrow morning. Probably, the roll-back will occur before that, but estimating so far has been off the mark.

Since both the planned update and the emergency roll-back will be proceeding at the same time, there is a small chance that the Update will still succeed, but if not, the roll-back will allow users to re-enter their courses. The roll-back will not have the benefits that we were looking to have with the update.


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