UWSDBDataStore Reorg on October 23, 2021

The student database (SDB) will go through a reorganization on October 23, 2021 which will cause changes in the Enterprise Data Warehouse database, UWSDBDataStore. These changes to the objects will be available in the UWSDBDataStore on October 25, 2021. However, data on the new objects will be available as soon as the Data Custodians submit…

FWS v2 EVAL Release 4 is now available

Enterprise Web Services has just released an update for FWS v4 EVAL to support UW Finance Transformation. Change Summary: Several new resources and fields have been added. See FWS v2 R4 Release Notes for details. Some sub resources were deprecated that have introduced breaking changes. Minor bug fixes. See our FWS v2 R4 Release Notes for…

Infrastructure Upgrade and Access Change for Added Data Security

The Business Intelligence (BI) team in UW-IT Enterprise Reporting and Analytics (ERA) is completing an infrastructure upgrade. If you use reports available through BI Portal or if you partner with our team to support data tools on the BI Portal, you need to know about some of the changes we’ve made and how they may…

IdCardWS Release: New Response Codes added to Card Endpoint

Update (10/20/2021): IdCardWS updates to add new Response Codes are now in production. We are introducing new response codes to the Card Endpoint in IDCardWS. The following is an overview of these changes: Response Code Description Notes 403 Forbidden ID Card is not eligible for requested use 400 Bad Request Request contains unrecognized characters For…

Release: BI Cubes Infrastructure Upgrade Saves you Time and Frustration!

UPDATE: The Business Intelligence (BI) team in UW-IT Enterprise Reporting and Analytics (ERA) has completed our cubes infrastructure upgrade. Here is what you need to know: Now when you connect to “cubes.uw.edu” you can access the following cubes: Financial Activity 2007-2021 ResearchAdminData UW Spend UW Admissions BI Usage We will be retiring our old cubes…

PrintNightmare Update

Summary: The print spooler remains disabled on Managed Workstation computers due to a serious vulnerability discovered at the end of June.  Yesterday, Microsoft identified an additional vulnerability in the print spooler.  While Microsoft has released a patch, that patch is only a fix for the original vulnerability, and additional patches and mitigations are required.  We…

UWSDBDataStore changes for August 9,2021

The EDW team will perform housecleaning on the UWSBDataStore  on August 9, 2021. This is to make some column names, data types and nullability constraints to be exactly aligned to the source system. Please take note of the changes below which may affect your queries and reports. Send all questions and concerns to help@uw.edu, with the…

UW Spend Cube Now Available

The UW Spend cube is now available. This story will prepare you to connect to and analyze UW Spend data! Jump to a section to learn more: What is the UW Spend Cube? Who should use it? How to connect to the UW Spend Cube How to learn more What is the UW Spend Cube?…

FWS v2 Release 3 is now available

Enterprise Web Services has just released an update for FWS v2 EVAL to support UW Finance Transformation. Change Summary: Several new resources and fields have been added. See FWS v2 R3 Release Notes for details. A new ability to search for specific Cost Centers based upon Cost Center Code. Object Class now has a new structure…

Print Spooler Disabled Due to PrintNightmare

As a protection against critical, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities within the Windows Print Spooler, Managed Workstation has disabled the Print Spooler on all Managed Workstations.  This will affect your ability to print, including using “print to PDF” functionality, and may prevent some applications from working as well. This was not a decision taken lightly — we…

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