UKCloud Shared ServicesWhat?
Over the coming months, UKCloud will be performing Service Improvement upgrades to the UKCloud Shared Services Infrastructure. When?
NTP – Available now – Please refer to the Knowledge Centre article below for details.
The original NTP servers will be unavailable from Tuesday 30th November at 11AM
KMS – FQDN Cutover will be on Tuesday 30th November at 11AM
WSUS – FQDN Cutover will be on Tuesday 30th November at 11AMImpact to customer?
None, providing the recommendations below are followed.
Prior to the completion of the upgrades, customers will be required to add additional IP addresses and ports into their Edge Service Gateways to ensure they have access to the new infrastructure ready for the service cut-over. Details can be found in the links below for each service.
Following the completion of the DNS cut-over for WSUS (Tuesday 30th November at 11AM), you will need to append the SSL port to the WSUS FQDNs in use by pointing your client machines tohttps://wsus.frn.ukcloud.com:8531
The UKCloud Knowledge Centre articles have been updated to help facilitate the transition to the new infrastructure. They can be referenced here:
WSUS – https://docs.ukcloud.com/articles/shared/shared-how-connect-windows-update.html
NTP – https://docs.ukcloud.com/articles/shared/shared-ref-network-time-server.html
KMS - https://docs.ukcloud.com/articles/shared/shared-how-setup-kms.htmlChange Reference Number: CHG38031 and CHG38015