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June 2015 Archives

LON-CAPA Upgrade – Thursday, July 16, 2015 »

Learning Systems will be upgrading the LON-CAPA Application to version 2.11.0 on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 6:00am until 10:00am.  During this update, LON-CAPA will be unavailable.  Please plan accordingly. (Contact: Learning Systems, loncapa@vcu.edu) . . .

LON-CAPA Server Maintenance – Tuesday, July 14, 2015 »

Learning Systems will be performing maintenance on the LON-CAPA Library Server on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 3:00am until 12:00pm.  The library server of the LON-CAPA application will be migrated to new hardware to improve the system’s performance and stability.  Please note the change in time from the original posting. LON-CAPA will be unavaila . . .

Blackboard Production – Update Building Block »

Begin Time: Monday, July 13th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Monday, July 13th, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building blocks (Blackboard Mobile Web Services, Bookshelf by VitalSource, Grading, Social Learning, McGraw-Hill Connect and Create, SaferAssign) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taki . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance »

Blackboard Collaborate - will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Saturday, June 27th, 2015 Begin Time: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Saturday, June 27th . . .

Blackboard patch to resolve assessment issue »

Begin Time: Monday, June 22nd, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Monday, June 22nd, 2015 08:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard Managed Hosting will apply a workaround for the issue where students are getting test questions marked wrong and not given credit even though their answer is correct.  This issue is affecting a small subset of . . .

Blackboard Production – Update ExamSoft Building Block to v1.6.1 »

Begin Time: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 07:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 09:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block ExamSoft will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in the ExamSoft tool in Blackboard. Regards,  Blackboard Te . . .

Blackboard and Bb Collaborate Maintenance »

Blackboard & Bb Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Friday, June 19th, 2015 Begin Time: Friday, June 19th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 19th, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Friday, June 1 . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance – Voice Authoring »

Blackboard Collaborate - Voice Authoring will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Saturday, June 20th, 2015 Begin Time: Saturday, June 20th, 2015 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Saturday, June 20th, 2015 23:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Sa . . .

Update: Emergency Blackboard Maintenance – Saturday, June 6th, 8pm »

UPDATE: Emergency Blackboard DataCenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Possible The previously scheduled emergency maintenance for Saturday, June 6th midnight-noon, has been rescheduled. Blackboard Managed Hosting re-evaluated the preparation time required, and in an effort to minimize the possibility of service interruption, has moved the mainte . . .

Echo360 Production Upgrade completed successfully »

The production Echo360 system is available for all functions. Thank you Learning Systems Team . . .

Echo360 Production Upgrade Friday June 5th, 2015 8:00AM-10:00AM »

Learning Systems will be performing maintenance on Echo360 System on Friday, June 5th, 2015 Begin Time: Friday, June 5th, 2015 08:00 AM End Time:  Friday, June 5th, 2015 10:00 AM Affected Users: Echo360 clients Details: On Friday, June 5th, 2015 between the hours of 08:00 am to 10:00 am, the Echo360 Production EchoSystemServer(ESS) will . . .

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