eRA Deployment and Maintenance Calendar

eRA releases software on a weekly basis to meet the needs of its customers. These weekly releases take place during the day, require no downtime and are closely coordinated with the relevant business communities. 
eRA also conducts maintenance on its databases, modules and Web sites to provide enhanced IT security and increased network reliability. This maintenance usually occurs on the second Saturday of the month from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The chart below, updated regularly, lists the anticipated dates, times and affected systems for the maintenance. To get information on eRA releases, please subscribe to the eRA-Information-L listserv.

Key

  • Scheduled system maintenance
  • eRA Software Release or Infrastructure Upgrade

* Email communications will not be sent to users regarding scheduled maintenance down times. Users are encouraged to check this schedule for maintenance dates and system availability.

2020

August 8 to August 9
7:00 PM Saturday to 5:00 AM Sunday EST Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
September 12 to September 13
9:00 PM Saturday to 5:00 AM Sunday EST Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
October 17 to October 18
9:00 PM Saturday to 5:00 AM Sunday EST Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
November 14 to November 15
9:00 PM Saturday to 5:00 AM Sunday EST Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
December 12 to December 13
9:00 PM Saturday to 5:00 AM Sunday EST Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.