Category Archives: Downtime

WordPress Dashboards Will Be Unavailable on November 7th, From 6 to 9 a.m.

The administrative dashboards for all sites on VCU’s instance of WordPress on wp.vcu.edu will be unavailable on the morning of Friday, November 7th, as the University Computer Center will be working on the database servers.

Content on wp.vcu.edu that is CAS-restricted will also be unavailable. All other published content will remain publicly accessible.

The upgrade is scheduled to last from 6 to 9 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

We appreciate your understanding.

WordPress Dashboards Will Be Unavailable on June 15, From 9 to 10:30 a.m.

The administrative dashboards for all sites on VCU’s instance of WordPress on wp.vcu.edu will be unavailable on the morning of Saturday, June 15, as the University Computer Center increases the RAM in one of its database servers.

Content on wp.vcu.edu that is CAS-restricted will also be unavailable. All other published content will remain publicly accessible.

The upgrade is scheduled to last from 9 to 10:30 a.m., though the official Change Management entry says it may be completed in less time. The change has been scheduled to minimize any disruption. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

We appreciate your understanding.

WordPress Downtime: Saturday, March 9, 6 – 10 a.m.

VCU’s instance of WordPress on wp.vcu.edu will be unavailable on the morning of Saturday, March 9, as the University Computer Center upgrades its database server. During this time, published content and administrative functionality will be inaccessible.

The upgrade is scheduled to last four hours, though the official Change Management entry says it may be completed in less time. The change has been scheduled to minimize any disruption. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

We appreciate your understanding.

WordPress Downtime: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30 – 7 a.m.

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the WordPress-based VCU Blog platform beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. This work is expected to be completed by 7 a.m. During this work all websites maintained through VCU’s WordPress installation will be unavailable for viewing and editing. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

We appreciate your understanding.

WordPress Downtime: Friday, Dec. 9, 6-7 a.m.

At 6 a.m. on Friday, December 9, the University Computer Center will be performing maintenance that will require WordPress (wp.vcu.edu) to be unavailable for about an hour. During this time, users will not be able to view blog entries or access the administrative back-end. The site and all blogs should be available again by 7 a.m.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.