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Blackboard Notice Alerts

Blackboard Maintenance – Change LDAP server – Thursday, October 5th, 2017 »

Blackboard will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 Begin Time: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 02:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: Change Blackboard's LDAP server to edir.vcu.edu:636.  Blackboard is curre . . .

Blackboard Production – Update Building Block »

Begin Time: Tuesday, October 10th, 2016 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Tuesday, October 10th, 2016 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Blackboard Mobile Web Services, McGraw-Hill Connect and Create, and Partner Cloud) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be br . . .

Kaltura Homepage Updates »

The Kaltura MediaSpace homepage (https://vcu.mediaspace.kaltura.com) will be updated on October 1, 2017.  The update includes a new color scheme and an updated, responsive webpage.  Training documents should be updated prior to this date.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kaltura Support at kalturahelp@vcu.edu.     . . .

Blackboard Mobile applications »

Mobile Learn has officially been replaced by the Blackboard app and is no longer supported, however, you can still use the app on iOS as long as you don't update to iOS 11 and Android.  Users should transition now to the 'Blackboard' app for students (iOS Devices / Android Devices) and the 'Instructor' app for faculty (iOS Devices / Android Devices). . . .

VoiceThread’s transition away from Flash »

We received the following alert from VoiceThread: Say Goodbye to Flash in VoiceThread on December 31st, 2017 VoiceThread transition away from Flash has been an ongoing project over the last four years.  Not unlike re-building a plane in flight, it required keeping in mind that VoiceThreaders all over the world were counting on us to keep the conve . . .

VoiceThread Maintenance: September 4th, 2017 »

We received the following bulletin from VoiceThread: VoiceThread will be performing system upgrades on Monday, September 4th from 5:00am to 6:00am EDT.  VoiceThread service may be slow during this window. Please contact pro-support@voicethread.com with any questions. Thank you, The VoiceThread Team . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, August 18th, 2017 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Friday, August 18th, 2017 Begin Time: Friday, August 18th, 2017 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, August 18th, 2017 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: During this maintenance win . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 Begin Time: Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, August 4th, 2017 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: During this maintenance . . .

Blackboard Production – Update Building Block »

Begin Time: Monday, July 17th, 2016 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Monday, July 17th, 2016 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Blackboard Mobile Web Services) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service tools in Blackboard. Kind R . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Thursday, July 6th, 2017 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Thursday, July 6th, 2017 Begin Time: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 22:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, July 7th, 2017 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: During this maintenance windo . . .

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