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January 2012 Archives

Oak4 Restarting »

Email server Oak4 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Aspen4, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to aspen4.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server Aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak4, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Residence Hall Network Connectivity Disruption (1/31/12) »

Network Services is getting reports at student dorms where wired connections are unable to communicate with the Cisco Clean Access System. Currently students are getting a message of "Network Error: NAC Server could not establish a secure connection to NAC Manager." when attempting to login to Clean Access System. This is affecting only the hard wired c . . .

Google Calendar After Migration Workshop [2/18/13] »

Date: February 18, 2013  |  Time: 9am-11am  |  Location: Cabell 320 |  Register  | This workshop is designed for people who have migrated to Google appsforVCU and are interested in learning the more about the Google Calendar.  You will learn how to adjust setting, create calendar events,, schedule resources and rooms, share a calendar, se . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server Aspen is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

Spruce Sametime Server Restarting »

Email Services is working to restore Sametime service on Spruce for Lotus Notes users.  Sametime chat service will be available once this server is restarted. . . .

Create & Maintain a Blog in WordPress Workshop [2/9/12] »

Date: February 9, 2012     |     Time: 1pm-3pm     |     Location: Cabell 320       A blog is an online journal listed in chronological order and posted on the Web for public viewing.  This workshop will show you how to get started setting up and maintaining a WordPress blog/site. Typically, blogs are updated regularly and prov . . .

SAS Data Management Workshop [2/7/12] »

Date: February 7, 2012     |     Time: 1pm-4:30pm     |     Location: Sanger Hall B1-020     SAS software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. SAS Data Management introduces the process of programming the SAS Data Step.  Learn how to create and redefine variables; use SAS dates, SAS functions, IF-THEN-ELSE statements, . . .

Video Format and Conversion Workshop [2/6/12] »

Date: February 6, 2012      |      Time: 1pm-4pm      |      Location: Cabell 320     Whether it be embedding video into Powerpoint, or uploading to YouTube, or authoring to DVD, or just archiving for future use, video format requirements will vary. This course reviews the basics of digital video formats, their specifications, . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server Aspen is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

VCU Reporting Center Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (1/27/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the VCU Reporting Center beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2012. This work is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. The VCU Reporting Center will be unavailable during this maintenance window. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

REDCap Intro – Survey Tool Workshop [2/6/12] »

Date: February 6, 2012       |        Time: 1pm-3:30pm        |        Location: Sanger B1-020       REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to support web-based data capture, including surveys. Although it was originally designed for research studies, REDCap can also be used for collecting and managing dat . . .

Excel 2010 Introduction Workshop [2/3/12] »

Date: February 3, 2012       |       Time: 9am-12pm       |       Location: Cabell 320       This course covers the basics of using Excel 2010 in the office and teaching environments. Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data. Collected data displays graphically with a chart/grap . . .

VCUCard Maintenace scheduled for Saturday Morning (1/21/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the VCUCard system on Saturday morning, January 21, beginning at 6 a.m. We anticipate that the system will be down for approximately 60 minutes. The Online Card office, CSVT's, pay for print stations, copiers, laundry, turbos, verifones, aeros, bookstore interface, off campus merchants and vending ma . . .

Web Servers Maintenance Scheduled During Week of January 23 »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance to a number of web servers bringing Monday, January 23, through Wednesday, January 25. In all cases, we expect an outage of a few minutes duration at some point within the hours given in the notice, and no other user-visible change. Here are the periods when the outages may occur, and the major services . . .

Movable Type Blog Maintenance Scheduled For Monday Morning (1/23/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Moveable Type-based VCU blogs beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2012. This work is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. During this work the VCU blogs based on the Moveable Type system, including posts that have already been published, will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Cen . . .

SPSS Level 2 Workshop [2/2/12] »

Date: February 2, 2012       |       Time: 1pm-4:30pm       |       Location: Cabell 320       IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting.  This is a continuation of the SPSS Level 1 class.  Learn  how to produce summary statistics for categorical and scale variables, create and edit cha . . .

Maintenance For Faculty Staff E-mail System Is Scheduled For Saturday (1/21/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, January 21, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via yo . . .

Dreamweaver Database Connectivity Workhop [2/1/12] »

Date: 2/1/12, 2/8/12 & 2/15/12     |     Time: 9am-3pm     |     Location: Cabell 320     This course will require three meeting dates due to the complexity of the subject.  When you register for 2/1/12, you automatically register for the two additional dates,  2/8/12 and 2/15/12.  This class is NOT for Dreamweaver beginn . . .

Oak3 Restarting »

Oak3 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Aspen3 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

SAS Overview Workshop [1/31/12] »

Date: January 31, 2012      |      Time: 1pm-4:30pm      |      Location: Sanger B1-020      SAS software is used for statistical analysis and reporting.  This class introduces programming in SAS Version 9. Learn how to navigate the SAS Windows interface, a create SAS data step, name SAS tables an variables, create SAS table . . .

VCU Community Target For Email Phishing Scam »

Various members of the VCU community are receiving an email from a fake VCU email account with the subject "UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT" purporting to be sent by VCU President Dr. Michael Rao. This message is a phishing scam message and should be deleted. Please do not click on any links in the message or try to reply to the message. VCU Technology Services . . .

SPSS Level 1 Workshop [1/26/12] »

Date: January 26, 2012      |      Time: 1pm-4:30pm      |      Location: Cabell 320            IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. This SPSS Level 1 class introduces you to the basics, which includes navigation, open and save SPSS tables, run analyses, read data, define variable . . .

Oak4 Restarting »

Oak4 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Aspen4 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

Word 2010 Introduction Workshop [ 1/26/12] »

Date: January 26, 2012      |      Time: 9am-12pm      |       Location: Sanger B1-020           Word 2010 is the latest version of Microsoft`s word processing program. This 2010 application has changed greatly from Word 2003, but not as many changes occurred between Word 2007 and 2010 as the 2007 version introduced the . . .

VCU Blog Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Morning (1/17/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the WordPress-based VCU Blog platform beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. This work is expected to be completed by 7 a.m. During this work the VCU Blogs system, including posts that have already been published, will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, hel . . .

REDCap Advanced Workshop [1/25/12] »

Date: January 25, 2012     |     Time: 2pm-4:30pm     |     Location: Sanger B1-020          The Advanced REDCap course will provide users with a thorough understanding of REDCap and its features. Participants will be able to utilize REDCaps most powerful features, including cross event calculated fields, user rights, schedul . . .

Oak2 Restarting »

Oak2 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

Aspen2 Restarting »

Aspen2 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

REDCap Intro – Survey Tool Workshop [1/18/12] »

Date: January 18, 2012      |      Time: 1pm-3:30pm     |      Location: Cabell 320            REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to support web-based data capture, including surveys. Although it was originally designed for research studies, REDCap can also be used for collecting and managing data for opera . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server Aspen is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Email server Aspen3 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak3, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak3.vcu.edu. . . .

myVCU Portal Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Morning (1/10/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the myVCU Portal on Tuesday morning, January 10, 2012, beginning at 6:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. A period of unavailability for the portal is expected during this maintenance window. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Oak3 Restarting »

Oak3 is currently unavailable.  Email Services is working to resolve the issue. . . .

App2Go System Maintenance Scheduled For Monday Morning (1/9/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the App2Go system beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Monday morning, January 9, 2012. During this work, the App2Go system will be unavailable.  This maintenance is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

VCUHS SecNet Users Experiencing Network Connectivity Issues (1/6/12) »

VCUHS staff are experiencing a network connectivity issue due to a Internet service provider outage. Securenet users in subnets 10.133.x.x and 10.132.x.x who use the Hospital's DNS servers are not able to resolved addresses. Network Services staff are working to resolve. . . .

ODS/VCU Reporting Center Maintenance Scheduled For Friday (1/6/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled an upgrade to the systems that support the Operational Data Store and VCU Reporting Center beginning at 12 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2012. This work is expected to be completed at 2 p.m. During this time the VCU COmputer Center and SAS EG connections to the ODS will be unavailable. Reporting activities are expected . . .

myVCU Portal Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Morning (1/5/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the myVCU Portal on Thursday morning, January 5, 2012, beginning at 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. A brief period of unavailability for the portal is expected during this one hour maintenance window. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server Aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may automatically connect to their alternate server, Oak4, via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via an IMAP connection to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Monroe Park Campus Voice Mail Upgrade Scheduled For Saturday (1/6/12) – Your Action Required »

Important Information about your Avaya voice mail account – Your action is required!   The VCU Avaya voice mail system will undergo a major upgrade the weekend of January 6, 2012. The Monroe Park Campus system will be unavailable between 6:00 PM Saturday, January 7 and approximately 12:00 AM Sunday, January 8, 2012.   As a result of the upgrade all . . .

MCV Campus Voice Mail Upgrade Scheduled For Saturday (1/6/12) »

The VCU Avaya voice mail system will undergo a major upgrade beginning at 10:00 PM Friday January 6, 2012. Users on the MCV campus will have very little impact from the scheduled upgrade outside of the downtime period. However, from the beginning of the process on Friday night through completion on Sunday morning MCV and Monroe Park users will not be a . . .

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