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October 2014 Archives

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing – Hosted US-SAS Service Maintenance Notification »

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Begin Time: Saturday, November 1st, 2014 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, September 27th, 2014 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: During the upcoming . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, Nov. 7th, 2:00-6:00am »

Blackboard Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, November 7th, 2014, between the hours of 2:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, Oct. 31st, 2:00-6:00am »

Blackboard Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, October 31st, 2014, between the hours of 2:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case y . . .

Dell Products Roadmap Presentations (10/23/14) »

VCU Technology Services will be hosting the following Dell Roadmaps on Thursday, October 23.  Meals will be served at each session.  Please register by clicking on the link of the session you wish to attend (you may attend both sessions).  No cost!!! Session One - Thursday, October 23 10:00am-11:00am (Brunch-Type Refreshments Will Be Served) . . .

Blackboard Servers Restarting Daily at 6:00am »

Blackboard engineers are monitoring performance issues affecting most of their clients, and will be evaluating patches that were applied to confirm that the issues are corrected.  For the next few days (10/10 - 10/15/14), the VCU Blackboard servers will continue be restarted each day at 6:00am, as a precaution, until Blackboard confirms that the interm . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Oct. 10, 2:00-6:00am »

Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, October 10th, 2014 between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Blackboard Managed Hosting Team will be performing infrastructure maintenance at their Datacenter. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case y . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Oct. 17, midnight-6am »

Blackboard Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, October 17th, 2014, between the hours of 12:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case you . . .

Daily Rolling restart of Blackboard Production application servers »

Beginning Date: Friday, October 3rd, 2014 Time: 06:00 am to 07:00 am EDT Blackboard Managed Hosting will temporarily perform a daily rolling restart of our Production Blackboard servers. Restart should help mitigate the intermittent performance problem users are experiencing. Rolling restarts will be performed so that there will be no downtime to user . . .

Blackboard Notice – Apply Patch LRNSI-17944 and LRNSI-17920 on Production »

Date: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Time: 06:00 am to 07:00 am EDT Blackboard Managed Hosting will be applying patches LRNSI-17944 and LRNSI-17920 on Blackboard Production to resolve the intermittent performance problem we have experienced with Blackboard over the past two (2) weeks. Patch will be installed in a rolling restart so that there will be no . . .

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