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August 2013 Archives

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance Outage August 29, 2:00am-6:00am »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate will be performing emergency maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Thursday, August 29, 2013. Begin Time: Thursday, August  29, 2013 02:00 AM (US Eastern / GMT-4) End Time: Thursday, August 29, 2013 06:00 AM (US Eastern / GMT-4) Affected U . . .

Blackboard Mobile Learn Central Service (MLCS) institution lookup not functioning – RESOLVED »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: This issue was resolved (at approximately 12:35pm PDT) and was traced to a network connectivity problem to a database server. The Mobile Learn Central Service should be functioning normally now. If you are still experiencing issues, please submit a support case for further assistance. ----------- . . .

Time for an update… »

Scheduled maintenance on Monday, August 26th The Atomic Learning website will be unavailable for 1 to 3 hours, starting at 5 AM EDT (US & Canada), 11 AM CEST (Europe). Calculate your local time Thank you for your patience during this time. . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance Outage August 17-18, 10:00pm-2:00am »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: The Session Administration System (SAS) will be unavailable for system maintenance activities during our regular maintenance window on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 10:00pm US Eastern (GMT -4) until Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 2:00am US Eastern (GMT -4). Begin Time: Saturday, August 17, 2013 10:0 . . .

Bb Collaborate Service Notification – Web Conferencing »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: Web Conferencing and SAS users may experience the following symptoms: We have received reports of users getting the following message when accessing sessions or using SAS, "The Blackboard Collaborate service you are trying to access is currently unavailable while the system is undergoing maintena . . .

Blackboard Downtime Maintenance Complete, System Available »

The scheduled downtime for Blackboard is complete Friday, July 26, 2013. Regards, The Blackboard Team . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Launcher »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: We developed the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher to help alleviate the problems associated with dependencies on system Java and the impact of Java updates. The Launcher includes a known, stable version of Java that is tested and compatible with the Collaborate service. Mac users will no longer need . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance Outage August 8, 2:00-3:00am »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: Web Conferencing services will be undergoing maintenance during our standard maintenance window. Begin Time:  Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 2:00 AM US Eastern (GMT -4) End Time: Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 3:00 AM US Eastern (GMT -4) Affected Users:  Users that have sessions scheduled . . .

Blackboard Downtime Maintenance – Friday, August 09, 2013 – 4:00 pm to midnight. »

Blackboard Downtime Maintenance – Friday, August 09, 2013 – 4:00 pm to midnight. It is not expected that we will need to take Bb down but wanted to still schedule this maintenance in case unforeseen issues come up when working on certain issues. Blackboard Maintenance is the second and fourth Friday of the month. If unforeseen circumstances . . .

CPS Clicker Integration with Blackboard No Longer Available »

Turning Technologies (TurningPoint) clickers were introduced to campus in August 2012.  At that time, we began the phase-out of eInstruction CPS clickers.  As of 3:00pm today, August 2, 2013, CPS clickers are no longer available for use with Blackboard.  This is the final phase of the implementation of Turning Point clickers.     . . .

Bb Collaborate service notification – Web Conferencing »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of Blackboard Collaborate™ 12.5.2 for Blackboard Collaborate 12 and 12.5.1 customers. When will the update take place? Begin Time: Saturday, August 3, 2013 10:00 PM (US Eastern / GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, August 4, 2013 2:00 AM (US Eastern . . .

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