Guidance on migration from legacy systems

System Retirement Off-boarding advice
Authy by Twilio, desktop app March 2024 At the moment there are no University-approved desktop alternatives and we recommend that you uninstall Authy from any Windows PCs. As a functional alternative, you can use the Authy app or Microsoft Authenticator on any Apple or Android smartphone.
Basic Auth for Office365 January 2023 Reconfigure client applications and infrastructure services to use OAuth2 for Office365 connections. (See also Microsoft guidance on deprecation of Basic authentication in Exchange online).
Chorus Softphone July 2022 The Chorus Infrastructure Upgrade Project will contact all softphone users to make alternative arrangements, including move to Teams telephony
Java web plugin / applets Oracle support officially withdrawn March 2019 Work with vendors to ensure support for Java Web Start or alternative
Microsoft Stream The service will be fully shut down in February 2024 Update on Stream (Classic) retirement: Last day of service set for Feb 15, 2024
Nintex forms and workflow Closed 11 April 2023 Migrate functionality to replacement technology such as SharePoint Online, Forms, PowerAutomate, Teams.
Office 2016 (on centrally managed PCs) Office 2016 will only be available by special request from July 2022. Self-install Office 2019 from the Oxford Applications Installer. All remaining Office 2016 installations will be upgraded automatically from 01/12/2022. All new PCs will be supplied with Office 2019 pre-installed.
Oracle Java (JRE / JDK) University use after January 2019 must be under a commercial license Move to an alternative Java implementation such as OpenJDK (or AdoptOpenJDK) on end-user devices and for development
OxCORT August 2022 OxCORT has been replaced by the Teaching Management System (TMS) and will be switched off from 31 August 2022. Further information on TMS is available.
OxFile OxFile was retired on 19 June 2023 See guidance on migration from OxFile to OneDrive.
OxPoints Read-only, restricted interface

Dataset queries can be executed via our OpenData service

Data updates can be requested by email to

SharePoint 2013 Closed 11 April 2023

Replaced by SharePoint Online (see SPO project information).

See also "Nintex forms and workflow" above.

WebAuth No new application servers Adopt an alternative authentication solution such as Shibboleth or ADFS

Selected features no longer available from January 2022

Further feature restrictions from April 2022

Read-only and only accessible from University networks from 3rd October 2022

Retired during 2023

Move to alternative systems (see WebLearn: Final changes before closure)

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