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CWS/CMS Bulletin - Release 8.3 and Interim Release 8.3.0 15-Day Reminder Bulletin

Date: 7/6/2018
Title: Release 8.3 and Interim Release 8.3.0 15-Day Reminder Bulletin
What is Impacted: CWS/CMS Application
Describe Impact:

Release 8.3 and Interim Release 8.3.0 will be implemented on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

The application outage begins on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 6:00 AM, and will continue until Saturday, July 21, 2018 at approximately 2:00 PM. Users will not be able to access the CWS/CMS application during this period. All application updates will be applied beginning Saturday July 21, 2018 and should be available to counties as of Saturday afternoon at 2:00 PM, July 21, 2018. Customer support will be available from the IBM Helpdesk at (800) 428-8268.

Coexistent county CWSCMS.MSI file availability:

The CWSCMS.MSI file will be available by Wednesday, July 11, 2018 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\R8.3

Dedicated County CWSCMS.MSI file delivery:

By Wednesday, July 11, 2018 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\R83 folder. This file must exist on the workstation for the installation of Release 8.3 to take place on or after July 21, 2018.

The following information has been posted:

Database Changes
R8.3 Data Structure Changes
Business Objects Mappings 8.3
Charts-Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Index-Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
R8.3 CTW Status Report
Folded Keys
xTools is available and is located on the CWS/CMS website under the County Info tab>County Logon>Applications>xTools.

Error Messages spreadsheet is available and is located on the Training Portal
Training Portal>Guides>General User

DPU 10818600 SOC 291 Report in CWS/CMS for field #14 will be delivered on July 27, 2018 and will be available to users on August 1, 2018.

When: July 21, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 8 Hours

Who is Impacted: All CWS/CMS Users
Why: R8.3 New code delivery

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