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22 November 2015, 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Resolved: WorldShare ILL Maintenance

AFFECTED SERVICES: FirstSearch, ILLiad, WorldShare ILL,ILL Policies Directory

CREATED: 20 November 2015, 09:52 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Please be advised that the WorldShare ILL service will be unavailable Saturday November 21, 2015 from 2:00 am - 8:00 am Eastern time for scheduled maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The WorldShare ILL service has been restored following a scheduled maintenance upgrade.
Thank you for your patience.

22 November 2015, 03:24 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Scheduled: Scheduled Maintenance

AFFECTED SERVICES: WorldShare ILL, WorldShare Record Manager, WorldShare Collection Manager, WorldCat, WorldCat knowledge base,Associated APIs

CREATED: 12 November 2015, 01:59 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

WS Record Manager Release: 15 November
On Sunday, 15 November, WorldShare Record Manager will be performing its quarterly install. This install provides a number of enhancements and fixes based on user feedback. Improvements have been made to transliteration, Constant Data, and export lists. More information can be found in the November 2015 Release Notes at http://oc.lc/RMReleaseNotes .

Install Window:

The install time for this release is expected to affect access to WorldShare Metadata between 2:00 - 8:00 AM Eastern USA, Sunday 15 November. This will affect OCLC's worldwide data centers as follows:

US & Canada Data Centers: 15 November, 2:00 - 8:00 EST (Eastern Standard Time) USA

European Data Center: 15 November, 8:00 - 16:00 CET (Central European Time)

Australian Data Center: 15 November , 18:00 - 00:00 AEST (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

17 November 2015, 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Resolved: Internet Connection Issues

AFFECTED SERVICES: Connexion, ILLiad, WorldShare Management Services, WorldCat

CREATED: 17 November 2015, 01:03 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

14:25 EST
Internet access issues that were affecting some users have been resolved.

13:05 EST
Some users have reported that they are unable to access OCLC services. OCLC global technology staff have determined OCLC services are working properly, however access is being prevented to some users due to issues with the external routing of their Internet service beyond OCLC’s Internet vendor relationships.

17 November 2015, 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Resolved: Connexion Downtime


CREATED: 16 November 2015, 03:18 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

To fix a problem users have reported with replacing master bibliographic records, OCLC Connexion (including CatExpress), OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging, and WorldCat Selection will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. US Eastern Time Monday, November 16.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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