Scheduled maintenance for McGill WMS and WordPress sites


As part of an upgrade to the WMS infrastructure and to improve its performance, we are migrating data from the old database servers to newly-configured servers.

Maintenance will start at 6:00 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019 and will take 3 to 5 hours to complete.

During this period:

  • There will be read-only access to the WMS (all sites under
  • You will be able to search and view website content, but submission of web forms will be disabled.
  • Site Administrators, Site Managers, Site Editors, and Channels editors/contributors will not be able to create or make any updates or changes to their web pages or Channels (news and events) items.
  • WordPress sites using the same database server (i.e., and will be completely offline and inaccessible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding of any inconvenience that this may cause.