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May 2015 Archives

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, June 12th, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, June 12th, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 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 exper . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, June 5th, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, June 5th, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 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 experi . . .

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

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Saturday, May 30th, 2015 Begin Time: Saturday, May 30th, 2015 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, May 31st, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Saturday, May 3oth, 2015 b . . .

Turning Point data integration to Blackboard – RESOLVED »

Turning Point data integration to Blackboard - RESOLVED The issue with Turning Point data integration to Blackbard has been resolved.  Please refer to the Classroom Clicker Participation List setup webpage in AskIT for the correct steps to manage your participation list. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ . . .

Blackboard YouTube & Video Everywhere Tools Disabled »

YouTube & Video Everywhere Tool Disabled The Blackboard YouTube Mashup & Video Everywhere tool have been disabled with our recent Blackboard upgrade to April 2014 Release.  We will continue working with Blackboard support to resolve this recently discovered  known issue so that we can re-enable the tools as soon as possible.  Additional info . . .

Echo360 Production Database Security Patch Successful »

The Echo360 Production Database Security Patch was successful and the echo360 production system is available for all functions.  If you experience any issues, please submit a service desk request for Echo360 at https://servicedesk.vcu.edu/ Thank you Learning Systems Team   . . .

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

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Saturday, May 16th, 2015 Begin Time: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 20:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Saturday, May 16th, 2015 b . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, May 22nd, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, May 22nd, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 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 experi . . .

Echo360 Production Database Security Patch 6AM-7AM on May 15th »

The University Computer Center will be applying patches to the Echo360 database on 5/15/2015, beginning at 6:00 AM. The patching is expected to take approximately 60 minutes. The Echo360 system will be unavailable during this time. This includes login access to the ESS server, and login to Echo appliances (for Ad Hocs captures).  Non-authenticated v . . .

Blackboard Learn Upgrade – May 13th, 2015 – Completed May 14th at 4:30PM on »

Blackboard Upgrade to April 2014 Release has been Completed --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The VCU Blackboard system will be upgraded to a newer version beginning at 8:00pm on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. Begin Time: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015, 8:00pm (EST) End Time: . . .

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

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Friday, May 22nd, 2015 Begin Time: Friday, May 22nd, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, May 22nd, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Friday, May 22nd, 2015 between . . .

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

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Saturday, May 9th, 2015 Begin Time: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, May 10th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Saturday, May 9th, 2015 b . . .

Upcoming Respondus Training Webinars »

"Instructor Training for LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Online Exams" This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session is 45 minutes, plus a Q&A period at the end. (Note: VCU does not have Respondus Monito . . .

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