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CWS/CMS Bulletin - Release 8.18 and Interim Release 8.18.0 Informational Bulletin


Date: 3/25/2022
Title: Release 8.18 and Interim Release 8.18.0 Informational Bulletin
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

Release 8.18 and Interim Release 8.18.0 will be implemented on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Release materials, including Release Notes and CTW Incident Status Reports, for R8.18 and R8.18.0 are located behind County Logon>Code Release Secure Site>Release 8.18.


Coexistent county CWSCMS.MSI file availability:

The CWSCMS.MSI file will be available by Friday, April 8, 2022 for technical staff to begin testing the installation of the release. The code will be located on the CWSDFSr share in the following location:

  • \CODEDIST\Staging\R818

Perform any necessary testing, but do not install countywide before 4/23/2022. The new release will not work with the database until then.


Dedicated County CWSCMS.MSI file delivery:

By Friday, April 8, 2022, dedicated county users should start seeing the CWSCMS.MSI file copied to their workstations during Windows logon. Technical staff can verify that they have received the file by checking for its presence in the C:\CACW\R818 folder. This file must exist on the workstation for the installation of Release 8.18 to take place on or after April 23, 2022.


When: April 23, 2022
Start Time: 5:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Duration: 8 Hours

Who is Impacted: All CWS/CMS Users
Why: Information Sharing

Contact Name: CWDS Customer Relations
Contact Email: CWS_CustRel@osi.ca.gov
Contact Phone: