Backup Schedule

Services to be affected during backup
Days of week
Start time
End time
Elapse time (hr.)
In-house applications on intranet.hku.hkMon – Sun02:0002:300.5
In-house applications on e.g. change HKU Portal PINMon – Sun02:0002:300.5
Login to HKU Portal (for staff and students)Mon – Sun02:0002:300.5
Student Information System (SIS) functions (Oracle Campus Solutions and in-house applications)Mon – Sun02:0002:300.5
Estates Office systems related functions, e.g.  Maintenance Request System, Parking Permit ApplicationMon – Sun02:0003:301.5
Outside Practice ManagementMon – Sun02:0003:301.5
Human Capital Management System (HCMS) in-house functions, e.g. PRSD, PRD, Career Opportunities, Declaration of Interest, Long Leave, Staff Search/DirectoryMon – Sun02:0003:301.5
Research Outputs, Research and Conference Grants, Knowledge Exchange (KE) activitiesMon – Sun02:0003:301.5
Academic Appointment Review System (ACARS)Mon – Sun03:0006:303.5
HCMS functions, e.g. Apply Leave, Apply Training, Personal and Family Data Form, Confirmation of Start Date, View Payslip, Financial Clearance Form (FCF)Mon – Sun04:3005:000.5
Login to HKU Portal (for staff)Mon – Sun05:0005:300.5
Oracle Financials applications, Web-based Receipt System and Web-based Debit Note SystemMon – Sun06:0007:001


Multi-Factor Authentication

February 2024
February 2024

Mandatory for all staff accounts

May 2024
May 2024

Mandatory for all student accounts